Information Retrieval for your Research Project

This session is an introduction to effective searching for scientific journals and papers beyond searching with Google, Google Scholar or PubMed. By the end of the session you will:

- Find quality journals and papers using SOLO (the University’s resource discovery tool) and subject databases. – Understand the importance of planning a search and practise standard search techniques and strategies. – Know how to build a successful search in Medline on the Ovid search platform. – Identify cited papers. – Get practical advice for troubleshooting searches.

This event will take place in the Seminar Room at the Radcliffe Science Library, and is aimed at undergraduate medical students.