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Systematic Searching for Veterinary Reviews Online

Are you conducting a veterinary literature search for your thesis or dissertation, or writing a review article? Not sure if your search retrieved all the relevant literature?


In this free introductory workshop you will learn about:


  • Types of reviews such as systematic, scoping and narrative reviews
  • Developing an effective searchable question
  • Pros/cons of veterinary literature databases CAB Abstracts, Web of Science, PubMed
  • Best practice techniques for comprehensive searches:
    • Broadening and narrowing searches
    • Subject heading searches
    • Reference list and cited reference searches
    • Grey literature searches
  • Reporting guidelines – PRISMA
  • Deciding where to publish and avoiding predatory journals


This workshop is a combination of lecture and hands-on search practice.


Pre-requisites: None

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Mountain Time - US & Canada (change)
  Database Training     Literature Searching     Research Skills  
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

Registration is required. There are 38 seats available.