iSkills for Medical Sciences and OUH Trust: Introduction to searching: how to find literature on a topic in medicine and health care
An introduction to carrying out searches for literature. Librarians from the Bodleian Health Care Libraries will demonstrate how to construct a search strategy from a research question and apply it to range of library resources. By the end of this session you will be able to: describe the literature searching process and aims; build a successful search strategy; use several bibliographic databases relevant to medicine and health care; and source highly cited papers relevant to your research.

Intended audience: students, staff and researchers from MSD and OUH.
Date: 21 May 2024, 14:00 (Tuesday, 5th week, Trinity 2024)
Venue: Health Care Libraries - Knowledge Centre, Headington OX3 7DQ
Venue Details: Group Study Room, Ground Floor, Old Road Campus Research Building
Speakers: Kat Steiner (Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford), Suzannah Bridge (Bodleian Health Care Libraries, University of Oxford)
Organising department: Bodleian Research and Learning Support
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Part of: Bodleian iSkills for Medical Sciences and OUH Trust - workshops in information discovery and reference management for the Medical Sciences
Booking required?: Required
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Cost: Free
Audience: Students and Researchers in the Medical Sciences Division and OUH Trust.
Editors: Helen Bond, Melanie Smith