Comprehensive search

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This module overviews the mechanics of comprehensive searching, and in doing so, outlines search techniques (syntax) to develop effective search statements, provides tips and resources for selecting appropriate databases and includes an activity to practice advanced searching in databases. By the end of this module you will be able to:

  • search the literature systematically and comprehensively by formulating effective search statements using appropriate databases and advanced search techniques.