Monday, 16 June 2014

*NEW* Online tutorial for Systematic Reviews

The Library has a brand new tutorial available now from the Information Skills Resource .

Getting Started with your Systematic Review: Finding the Evidence will give you all the best advice and guidance you need when embarking on a systematic review, in particular focusing on the literature searching process and helping you to develop your search skills. 

The tutorial covers the key stages involved in a systematic review and offers guidance on the following;

  • Defining your research question and using the PICO analysis.
  • Constructing a search strategy, including the use of boolean operators and advanced search techniques. 
  • Searching for grey literature. 
  • Managing your references.
  • Critical appraisal and the hierarchy of medicine. 

Check out the tutorial here .  

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Researching for your dissertation over the Summer?

Searching for Researching workshop - 301: Student Skills and Development Centre, Glossop Road Thursday 12 June, 12-1

Come and find out about the information sources available to you, search tips to help you get the most relevant results for your project, evaluating information, plagiarism and referencing.

Follow the link above to book a place.