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Literature searching - constructing your search
Library PowerPoint presentation on constructing a search for student projects in SIPBS. It covers how to analyse your topic, select search terms and form a search statement (recorded Sept 2020).
Literature searching - choosing search tools
Library PowerPoint presentation on choosing search tools for student projects in SIPBS. It covers using SUPrimo Library catalogue search and bibliographic databases (recorded Sept 2020).
Searching MEDLINE (Ovid)
How to search the MEDLINE database using the Ovid platform. This demonstration covers the Basic search, Advanced search with keywords and subject headings., limits and search history (recorded Nov 2020).
Searching Cochrane Library
How to search the Cochrane Library database . This demonstration covers the Advanced search with keywords, MsSH and the Search Manager(recorded Nov 2020).
Other guides and tutorials
Ovid Online Training
Training on the Ovid platform. See the Database/Resource specific section for sessions on MEDLINE and Embase.
Ovid PICO Resource Centre
Supporting materials for using PICO searching on the Ovid platform. The PICO model can be used for clinical queries.