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Advanced Literature Searching with HDAS - 4th December

04/12/18

Bedfordshire Health Libraries

Skills Lab - COMET

2:00pm - 4:00pm

An introduction to using the Healthcare Databases Advanced Search.  A literature searching tool from NICE. Learn how to build your own search strategies with a member of the library team.

Learn:
-How to access HDAS
-How to formulate a research question
-Which medical database to use
-How to input your search
-Use of combine (ie. AND, OR, NOT)
-How to apply limits (such as date or language)
-How to export your search, to share or to manage in a reference management tool.

An introduction to using the 
Healthcare Databases Advanced Search, a literature searching tool from NICE. 
Learn how to build your own search strategies with a member of the library team.

Learning Outcomes:
Learn how to:
How to Access HDAS using OpenAthens
Formulate a research question
Choose which medical database to use
Input your search to the HDAS platform
Appropriately use the combine operators (ie. AND, OR, NOT)
Apply limits (such as date or language)
Export your search, to share or to manage in a reference management tool.

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This skills session is restricted to the following Organisations : Bedford Borough Council Public Health, Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group, Keech Hospice Care, Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Luton Borough Council Public Health.
This skills session has no job role restrictions