Identifying the evidence for systematic reviews: an introduction for information professionals
Wednesday 22nd April 2015, 9.15am - 4:15pm
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.
The course will be led by:
Carol Lefebvre, Co-Convenor of the Cochrane Information Retrieval Methods Group
Melissa Harden, Information Specialist, Centre for Reviews & Dissemination
Kath Wright, Information Services Manager, Centre for Reviews & Dissemination
The day is a mixture of presentations, practical exercises and quizzes, with plenty of time for questions and discussion.
By the end of the day participants will know about:
systematic review methods
planning an appropriate search strategy
locating and using methodological search filters
documenting the search process
managing references using bibliographic software
the role of the information professional in the systematic review team
Pre-requisites for course attendance:
experience of bibliographic database searching
familiarity with MeSH indexing, Boolean operators, truncation and other basic search tools and techniques
The course does not include a “hands on” database searching session so prior knowledge or experience in these areas is essential to get the most from the day.
£160 for public sector & non-profit organisations.
£450 (plus £90 VAT) for private & commercial companies.
Price includes lunch, refreshments and a course pack.
A charge of £20 will be payable for cancellations up to 31st March 2015
Cancellations after 31st March 2015 will not be refunded.
Places are limited to 16 participants, and only guaranteed on receipt of a completed booking form available from the CRD website
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