Identifying the evidence for systematic reviews: an introduction for information professionals
Monday 3rd September 2012
This training day will provide health and social care information professionals with an overview of the issues involved in supporting systematic reviews, such as extensive literature searching, bibliographic management and document acquisition, so that they can deal confidently with requests for help.By the end of the training day, participants will:
Improve their understanding of systematic review methods
Know how to plan a search strategy
Be able to locate and use methodological search filters
Be able to document the search process
Have an awareness about how to manage references within a review team, using reference management software
Understand the role of the Information Professional in the systematic review process
- Have made a few new contacts and enjoyed yourself!
How a systematic review differs from other types of projects
- How information professionals can be involved in supporting systematic reviews at various levels
Search techniques and approaches
- Identifying relevant resources
Other support services
Documenting the search process
- Managing search results and references
Pre-requisites for course attendance
Providing information support to research projects
- Familiarity with MeSH indexing, Boolean operators, truncation and other basic search tools and techniques
£140 for public sector & non-profit organisations.
£420 (incl. VAT) for private & commercial companies.
Price includes lunch, refreshments and a course pack.
A charge of £20 will be payable for cancellations up to 6th August 2012.
Cancellations after 6th August 2012 will not be refunded.
Places are limited to 25 participants, and only guaranteed on receipt of a completed booking form.
If you require any further information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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