Evidence Synthesis Ireland

Search Techniques for Systematic Reviews, HTAs and Guidelines

23jun(jun 23)10:00 am24(jun 24)3:00 pmSearch Techniques for Systematic Reviews, HTAs and Guidelines10:00 am - 3:00 pm (24) ONLINE

Event Details

This workshop will be held over two days and provides an opportunity for those who undertake their own searches for evidence syntheses, and those how work with librarians/information specialists on the study identification, to learn more about the process of searching for studies for evidence syntheses.  It addresses many of the key aspects of searching for evidence syntheses, in particular how this differs from searching for routine clinical practice/everyday questions.

Date: 23rd & 24th June

Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Location: Online

Places: 25 available for individuals who are resident in Ireland & Northern Ireland

Skill level: 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 the process of searching for studies for systematic reviews and other evidence syntheses.

Prerequisites: A basic knowledge of searching databases such as MEDLINE/ PubMed; An interest in improving their own search skills and/or understanding better how to work more effectively with their librarian/information specialist to identify studies for evidence syntheses

Teaching strategies

The workshop will consist of a mixture of short presentations, small group and plenary discussions, together with practical exercises.


Ms Carol Lefebvre


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23 (Thursday) 10:00 am - 24 (Friday) 3:00 pm Irish Standard Time, UTC +1