Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Literature review workshop

A workshop on "How to conduct a literature review" was given by Aoife Lawton, Systems Librarian on 22 Feb 2013 as part of the Inaugral Research Conference for Health and Social Care Professionals.  A presentation of the workshop is available here.  Notes and handouts are also available by contacting the Regional Library.  Topics covered include:

  • Definition of Literature review & Systematic Review
  • 5 steps of evidence based practice
  • Forming an answerable question using (PICO, ECLIPSE, PECOT)
  • Tips for searching strategies (Boolean, Phrase, Truncation)
  • Overview of evidence-based resources in the literature
  • A workflow for conducting a literature review
  • Structure & layout of a literature review

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