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Strategies for Systematic, Scoping, or Other Comprehensive Searches of Literature - Part I

Strategies for Systematic, Scoping, or Other Comprehensive Searches of Literature - Part I Online

Part 1: Structured Approach to Searching the Medical Literature for Knowledge Syntheses

Audience: University of Toronto graduate students and faculty engaged in health science research. 

Date: Monday, August 8th 2022

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm (+ mandatory pre-work module, approximately 60 minutes)

Location: Online via Zoom (meeting link will be provided in registration confirmation email)

By the end of this 3-part workshop series, participants will:

  1. Identify databases for their review and explain when to use them
  2. Practice using an objective, structured method for developing sensitive search strategies required for knowledge synthesis
  3. Apply a structured approach to searching their question in OVID Medline

By the end of Part 1 of this workshop series, participants will:

  1. Understand the importance of methodical searching in a knowledge synthesis review 
  2. Articulate how the quality of a search affects the quality of a review as a whole
  3. Identify potential sources of bias in a search and implement strategies for mitigating them 
  4. Practice using an objective, structured method for developing sensitive search strategies required for knowledge synthesis

**Pre-Work Module**

Please complete the mandatory pre-work module “Planning Your Knowledge Synthesis Review” before attending class: https://tinyurl.com/planningareview

*Please note the module is the same for all three live sessions in the course. You only need to complete the module once if you are attending multiple sessions 

 

Instructors:

Mikaela Mitchell MI - Liaison & Education Librarian, Gerstein Science Information Centre

Erica Nekolaichuk MA, MLIS - Faculty Liaison and Instruction Librarian

Related LibGuide: Searching the Literature: A Guide to Comprehensive Searching in the Health Sciences by Erica Nekolaichuk

Date:
Monday, August 8, 2022
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Online
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