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Workshops and Classes: iSkills for the Medical Sciences Division and OUH staff: Introduction to systematic reviews & evidence syntheses - searching for studies

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Bodleian iSkills for the Medical Sciences Division and OUH staff: Introduction to systematic reviews & evidence syntheses - searching for studies

In this workshop you will be introduced to the principles underpinning the conduct of literature searches for systematic reviews and evidence syntheses:

•    Formulating a search strategy to address research questions
•    Applying methodological search filters to restrict by study type
•    Choosing appropriate databases and search engines
•    Searching for grey literature and ongoing studies
•    Documenting and reporting your search
•    Storing and managing references

This is an introductory session to the methodologies that underpin the searching process for a systematic review.  There will be some practical work, but there won’t be an opportunity to search different databases during this session.  Sign up for the following complementary workshop Introduction to literature searching for DPhils and researchers in the Medical Sciences if you want more time to practice searching on different databases.

Intended Audience:   DPhils and Researchers in the Medical Sciences Division and OUH staff

Dates and booking:

Online booking requires your SSO (Oxford University Single Sign On).  However, if you are an OUH staff member and do not have an SSO you may book by emailing usered@bodleian.ox.ac.uk directly from your OUH email address - make sure you give us the title(s) and date(s) of any workshops you want to book onto!

Wednesday 16 October  10.30-12.00 Group Study Room, Knowledge Centre, Old Road Campus Research Building > Book now
Friday 18 October  14.00-15.30 Group Study Room, Knowledge Centre, Old Road Campus Research Building > Book now
Wednesday 23 October  14.00-15.30 Beeson Room, Cairns Library, John Radcliffe Hospital > Book now
Thursday 24 October  10.00-11.30 Group Study Room, Knowledge Centre, Old Road Campus Research Building > Book now
Monday 28 October  14.00-15.30 Group Study Room, Knowledge Centre, Old Road Campus Research Building > Book now
Thursday 31 October  10.00-11.30 Group Study Room, Knowledge Centre, Old Road Campus Research Building > Book now
Tuesday 5 November 10.30-12.00 IT Training Room, Radcliffe Science Library, Parks Road > Book now
Thursday 7 November  14.00-15.30 Beeson Room, Cairns Library, John Radcliffe Hospital > Book now
Wednesday 13 November  10.30-12.00 Group Study Room, Knowledge Centre, Old Road Campus Research Building > Book now
Monday 18 November  14.00-15.30 Group Study Room, Knowledge Centre, Old Road Campus Research Building > Book now
Thursday 28 November  10.00-11.30 Group Study Room, Knowledge Centre, Old Road Campus Research Building > Book now
Wednesday 4 December  14.00-15.30 Group Study Room, Knowledge Centre, Old Road Campus Research Building > Book now
Monday 16 December  14.00-15.30 Beeson Room, Cairns Library, John Radcliffe Hospital > Book now

 

More information

 

Presenters:  Nia Roberts; Eli Harriss; Carolyn Smith; Neal Thurley

Format:  Presentation with practical exercises

What you will need? Please bring your own laptop to use during practical parts of the session, and make sure you have your Bodleian WiFi or Eduroam login credentials.  Please read our guidance notes.

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