Advanced and Basic Searching

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Identifying the evidence for systematic reviews (University of York)

A one-day course for information specialists and librarians on supporting systematic reviews in health and social care will be held at the Centre for Reviews & Dissemination, University of York. [Last checked: 8/12/16]

Literature searching MOOC (LIHNN)

Massive Open Online Course, which is free to all  [Last checked: 8/12/16]


Pubmed tutorial

Tutorial on how to search Pubmed [Last checked: 8/12/15]


Cochrane Library search guides

How to use the Cochrane library – guides and webinars [Last checked: 8/12/16]

EBSCO search guides

EBSCO Support site for searching Ebsco databases on LibGuides [Last checked: 8/12/16]

HDAS guide to searching

Online guide from NICE on how to search HDAS [Last checked: 17/11/16]

Link to new HDAS:

Link to old HDAS:

[Last checked: 08/12/16]

Ovid search guides

Ovid Training and Support Centre, with useful guides and advice on searching Ovid databases [Last checked: 8/12/16]

ProQuest search guides

ProQuest Support site for searching ProQuest databases on LibGuides [Last checked: 8/12/16]

The literature search process: guidance for NHS researchers

Literature search protocols developed by South Central Healthcare Librarians, updated by Shrewsbury and Telford Health Libraries [Last checked: 8/12/16]