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Searching databases for Medical and Health Sciences information

Are you undertaking studies or more advanced research in the field of Medical and Health Sciences? Te Tumu Herenga | Libraries and Learning Services is pleased to present two workshop sessions to help you build effective database searching skills.

From novice to navigator: An introduction to searching medical databases

Need to find academic articles for your assignments, but not sure where to start? This interactive workshop will help you to get started with database searching.

You will learn skills to:

  • Develop a search plan for your assignment questions.
  • Enter your search using medical databases.
  • Use search tools to broaden and narrow your search results.

This online workshop is suited to new students, as well as current students who are looking for a refresher in the basics of building search strategies.

Tuesday 26 March 2024
Location: Online
Time: 12-1pm

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Searching Medline Effectively

A well-crafted search enhances the quality of your research. This online seminar focuses on Medline to build effective search strategies.

This online session is suited to postgraduate students, PhD candidates and staff. You will learn how to find more relevant research and how to save time through efficient searching.

Medline is the essential database for health-based research – especially scoping and systematic reviews. Using this database:

  • Enhances the quality of your review
  • Aligns you with gold standard practice
  • Enables you to produce research to the standard expected by publishers

Thursday 28 March 2024
Location: Online
Time: 12-1pm

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