Bodleian iSkills for the Medical Sciences Division and OUH staff: Introduction to systematic reviews & evidence syntheses - searching for studies
This workshop will take place using Microsoft Teams
In this online 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 won’t be an opportunity to search different databases during this session. For practical help on searching databases, please have a look at the search skills tutorials or contact our outreach librarians via
Date: 25 June 2020, 10:30 (Thursday, 9th week, Trinity 2020)
Venue: Venue to be announced
Speakers: Nia Roberts (Bodleian Health Care Libraries, University of Oxford), Neal Thurley (Bodleian Health Care Libraries, University of Oxford)
Organising department: Bodleian Research and Learning Support
Organiser: Helen Bond (Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford)
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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: Members of the University only
Editors: Dorothy Rutherford, Helen Bond