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How to search the literature effectively - a step-by-step guide

Posted on Monday 22nd January 2018

About the Literature Searching programme

These modules are designed to help healthcare staff and students (clinical and non-clinical) build confidence to search published literature for articles and evidence relevant to their work, study and research. The modules are short (each taking no more than 20 minutes to complete) and may be ‘dipped into’ for reference, or completed to obtain a certificate. There are seven modules suitable for novice searchers and those wishing to refresh their knowledge

Module 1 Introduction to searching|

Module 2 Where do I start searching?|

Module 3 How do I start to develop a search strategy?|

Modules 4 Too many results? How to narrow your search|

Module 5 Too few results? How to broaden your search|

Module 6 Searching with subject headings|

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