This tutorial will prepare you to effectively search for evidence in the research literature. The following topics will be explored:
There are five key stages involved in planning and conducting searches for information
Literature searching is an iterative process. You may find too little, or too much research when you begin the search process and you'll need to evaluate your results and modify your search strategy to get the best results. This tutorial will give you an introduction to planning an effective search strategy and then running searches on key resources. The first and most important step is formulating an answerable question and identifying your search terms.