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Literature Searching Skills


Royal Papworth Hospital Library Service

1st floor, meeting room 3

10:30am - 12:00pm

An introduction to searching Medline, Embase, Cinahl and other databases effectively using the NHS search interface. This workshop will help you to search the health literature - essential for keeping updated in all aspects of health care.

To be made aware of the National Core Content resources and how to access them
To understand the concepts involved in planning a basic search strategy
To be able to carry out simple searches of the healthcare databases
An introduction to Medline, Embase, Cinahl and other databases
To be able to save searches and results in various formats
To understand how to create alerts for searches to keep up to date

Professional Revalidation
This skills session has no organisation restrictions
This skills session has no job role restrictions