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Published: December 2017
This module covers sourcing relevant,
up-to-date articles in databases and on the internet. This
includes the use of PubMed (the freely
available medical literature database) and Google Scholar, as well as
other free resources, such as NHS Evidence and the
Databases incorporate a number of features to
help you get the best possible results from your search. Google
Scholar is also widely used for literature searching, but does not
give you guidance on what terms to use to get the best results.
Therefore, it is better to have some idea of how articles are
indexed in databases such as PubMed in order to get the most from
Google Scholar and other databases.
In this module, we will look at identifying
the medical subject headings (MeSH) assigned to articles in the
PubMed database, and then at building a search strategy that can be
used in Google Scholar or other databases.
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