Introduction to Systematic Searching SOLD OUT
Pre-requisite: A basic understanding of searching and using databases Background: One of the key features of all evidence synthesis is to conduct a systematic search strategy. Systematic literature
Pre-requisite: A basic understanding of searching and using databases
Background: One of the key features of all evidence synthesis is to conduct a systematic search strategy. Systematic literature searching requires that we plan and run searches in a way that ensures clarity, validity and reliability. Documenting the searching process is vital to ensure transparency and reproducibility.
Aim: This workshop provides attendees with the knowledge and skills to conduct a basic systematic search of the literature including running searches on key databases, experimenting with search filters and exploring supplementary searching.
Learning Outcomes: In this course participants will be enabled to:
- Design a basic systematic search strategy
- Use study-design search filters
- Explore supplementary search techniques
- Report the search methods
Date: 11th February 2022
Time: 09:00 – 13:30
Places: 30 available for individuals who are resident in Ireland & Northern Ireland
Skill Level: Introductory / Intermediate
Target Audience: Healthcare professionals, academics, researchers, decision makers, librarians, information specialists, and Evidence Synthesis Ireland fellows and teaching faculty who would like to learn more about systematic searching.
Teaching Strategies: The workshop will consist of a mixture of short presentations, small group activities with practical exercises. A short reading list/activity list will be sent to enrolled attendees in advance of the session. The number of participants for the course is limited to 30.
Facilitator: Mike Smalle, Academic Skills Librarian, NUI Galway Library
(Friday) 9:00 am - 1:30 pm GMT