Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews in Life Sciences

A systematic review is a specific type of research methodology, and includes a literature review that attempts to find all published and unpublished material on a research question. This requires an extensive and reproducible search strategy. Systematic review methodology is most commonly used in the areas of Medicine, Health & Psychology. The examples and databases demonstrated in this session will primarily be within health sciences. This session will help you Find appropriate databases, keywords and subject terms for your search strategy. Construct a search strategy - including the use of keywords, subject terms, truncation, wildcards, adjacency searching and other search options - in a manner that could be replicated by other researchers. Translate and perform the search across different interfaces.

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May 19, 2020
from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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