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: 30/11/20]

Literature Searching Modules (LIHNN)

These six e-learning modules aim to provide librarians with the knowledge, skills and examples to provide an effective literature search service. The modules are based upon the LIHNN literature searching MOOC. [Last checked: 30/11/20]


Pubmed tutorial

Tutorial on how to search Pubmed [Last checked: 30/11/20]

Literature Search Protocols

The Literature Search Process: Guidance for NHS Researchers
The Literature Search Process: Appendix 1

Checklist of search techniques and sources of healthcare evidence, emerging research and grey literature to support healthcare researchers undertaking in depth literature searches. [Last checked: 30/11/20]


Anne Gray Useful Resources

A collection of links to useful resources for searches and alerting services. [Last checked: 30/11/20]

Cochrane Library search guides

How to use the Cochrane library – guides and webinars [Last checked: 30/11/20]

EBSCO search guides

EBSCO Support site for searching EBSCO databases on LibGuides [Last checked: 30/11/20]

HDAS user guides

Online guides from NICE on how to search HDAS, including user guides, leaflets and videos. [Last checked: 30/11/20]

LKSS searching guidance

London Kent Surrey and Sussex regional searching guidance. The guidance can also be accessed as a pdf document [Last checked: 30/11/20]


How to search. [Last checked 30/11/20]

Ovid search guides

Ovid Training and Support Centre, with useful guides and advice on searching Ovid databases [Last checked: 30/11/20]

ProQuest search guides

ProQuest Support site for searching ProQuest databases on LibGuides [Last checked: 30/11/20]


Mini-tutorials on YouTube aimed at helping users get the most from Trip [Last checked: 30/11/20]