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Searching for Systematic Reviews, Part 1

Overview

A systematic review is a highly detailed process that attempts to collate all empirical evidence that fits pre-specified eligibility criteria in order to answer a specific research question. Systematic reviews are very prevalent in Health Sciences, but are becoming more common in Human Sciences as well.

This part 1 workshop will outline the key steps involved and will also give advice on database selection, developing your search strategy and managing your results.

 

Content

By the end of the session you will have learnt how to:

  • Prepare for a systematic review
  • Search for existing systematic reviews
  • Develop your inclusion/exclusion criteria

 

Who should attend?

This course will be of interest to academic staff and researchers in any relevant discipline.

Attendance at this workshop / presentation may satisfy the CPD requirements of some professional bodies; a certificate of completion can be supplied upon request.

PhD students who attend this event can attain a Certificate of Attendance via Sisweb.

 

Date:
Wednesday, 21st February 2018
Time:
10:00am - 11:30am
Location:
Information Skills Room
Library:
Health Sciences Library
Presenter:
Diarmuid Stokes, College Liaison Librarian, UCD Library
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Diarmuid Stokes

College Liaison Librarian
UCD Library

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Julia Barrett

Research Services Manager
UCD Library

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