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Planning and developing a search strategy

Session overview

This workshop will introduce School of Health & Psychological Sciences to planning an effective search strategy and why this is important.

The session will cover:

  • What is a literature review?
  • The benedits of carrying out a 'Scoping search'
  • Selecting appropriate sources of information
  • Frameworks and the importance of keywords.

Who is this session for?

This session is particularly aimed at undergraduate students carrying out a dissertation, but any student tackling structured database searching for the first time will also find it useful.

How do I attend?

When you register we'll send you an email with a link to join the workshop on Zoom, and you'll get a reminder email before the start time.

To join the session you will need:

  • a computer
  • a reliable internet connection and
  • quiet space at the time of the workshop.

Related library guide: Literature searching and finding evidence by Steve O'Driscoll

Tuesday 3 October 2023
12:00 - 13:00
Online Workshop
Event organiser:
Chris Thorpe
  All Levels     Undergraduate  
  Health & Psychological Sciences  

Accessibility adjustments

We endeavour to make our workshops inclusive by design. If you require a specific adjustment for this workshop, email subjectlibrarians@city.ac.uk. Include the name, date and time of the workshop you wish to attend to discuss support options. Some adjustments may take longer to organise, so contact us in good time before the start of the workshop.
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