Understanding Searching Techniques training – York May 2012

Understanding Searching Techniques to Inform HTA, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development, University of York, 9th May 2012

Literature searches are the foundation for high quality health technology assessment (HTA), systematic reviews, guideline development and other evidence syntheses. Developing search strategies to retrieve research evidence from databases requires knowledge of database features and skills in turning the concepts embodied in a research question into a search strategy.

This new training course provides an introduction to search strategy development for project managers, research commissioners and searchers new to evidence synthesis, who are seeking a better understanding of how searches are constructed and adapted to meet project needs.

The trainers are experienced information specialists, trainers and researchers. Their extensive experience lies in conducting literature searches to inform evidence syntheses such a health technology assessments and systematic reviews

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 Julie Glanville
Project Director – Information Services
York Health Economics Consortium Limited
Level 2, Market Square
University of York
York, YO10 5NH
United Kingdom
Email:- julie.glanville@york.ac.uk




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