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Searching databases on the EBSCOhost and Ovid platforms

Session overview

This workshop will introduce School of Health & Psychological Sciences students to searching databases for journal articles using the EBSCOhost and Ovid platforms.

The session will cover:

  • Accessing and selecting databases on the EBSCOhost and Ovid platforms
  • Carrying out a structured and focused keyword search
  • Applying search limiters
  • Saving search results.

Who is this session for?

All students new to carrying out a structured search.

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

Wednesday 13 March 2024 Show more dates
12:00 - 13:00
Online Workshop
Event organiser:
Chris Thorpe
  All Levels     Undergraduate  
  Database workshop     Health & Psychological Sciences  

Registration is required. There are 18 seats available.

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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