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Searching The Cochrane Library

Searching The Cochrane Library Online

Aim

The aim of this workshop is to develop an understanding of the functionalities and limitations of the Cochrane Library and teach the skills required to use Cochrane for a systematic search.

CPD

RCSI 2 CPD credits; NMBI 2 CEU

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the Cochrane Library, its content, search page, functionalities and limitations
  • Develop a search strategy in the Cochrane Library using controlled vocabulary (MeSH) and Boolean logic
  • Understand the format of a Cochrane Systematic Review(SR)
  • How to save searches and export results from the Cochrane Library

 

Related LibGuide: Introduction to Health Library Ireland by Dymphna McGettigan

Date:
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
Audience:
  HSE Staff & Authorised Library Users  
Categories:
  Information Skills Training  
Attachments:

Registration is required. There are 13 seats available.

Evaluation

The session will be followed up with an evaluation survey

Course Requirements

Reliabe Internet access

Access to a PC/Laptop and headphones. A mobile phone or tablet is not advised for this training

Specific Course Requirements

Understand the PICO process. (PPPT slides and/or video will be sent in advance)

Understand MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). (PPPT slides and /or video will be sent in advance)


 

Event Organizer

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Helen Clark

Librarian

Sligo University Hospital

helen.clark@hse.ie

 

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Isabelle Delaunois

Librarian University Hospital Limerick. Areas of interest; Systematic searching, evidence based practice    

Margaret Morgan

Librarian

Regional Hospital Mullingar

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