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Systematic Reviews: Literature Database Selection, Search Strategies & Reference Management

  • Wednesday, September 24, 2014  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

A well-designed literature review is a critical part of any systematic review or meta-analysis. This presentation will expose you to the tools, strategies and expertise necessary for an efficient and comprehensive literature review. The session will cover elements of database selection; effective search strategy development in collaboration with a research librarian; the importance of database automated "alerts;" and, best tools for managing references, PDFs, and bibliographies.

Course Materials and Resources

Class Handout: SystematicReviewHandout 2014 (PDF)



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Contact Information
Lane Medical Library
Phone: 650-723-6831
Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L) 
Alway Computer Lab Room M206 - 24 seats
Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford, CA
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