Literature Searching

and Management, Version 2

Literature Searching and Management

Take your literature searching skills to the next level with this online interactive course. With real interactive literature search examples, you’ll learn how to conduct a literature search with a systematic approach and refine your search for the best results. You’ll gain the competence to perform a comprehensive literature search, understand the value of citation analysis, and stay up to date with the latest research. We’ll also cover the role of reference management software in research writing.

Perfect for busy health researchers, this course allows you to exit and resume at any point, making it easy to fit into your schedule.

By the end of the module participants will be able to:

1. Explain the value of a systematic approach to literature searching to your research strategy, both in formulating and answering a research question.

2. Demonstrate your competence to perform a basic literature search.

3. Describe ways to refine a literature search.

4. Explain the value of citation analysis in evaluating literature.

5. List methods for keeping up to date via alerts.

6. Describe the role of reference management software in research writing.


This Module Will Take Approximately 60 Minutes to Complete

Some feedback from our online participants on the ‘best aspects’ of this module

“The audio helped with going through the content easier.”

“The information was presented clearly and was interesting and engaging.”

“Easy to read and comprehend the information. Good amount of information per slide.”

“This was a well structured walk through a literature search.  The additional information was useful too.”

“Guidance through real search examples, clarifying the role and support of the institutional librarian.”

“These are things I have wanted to know for the past 2 years of study. It was wonderful to learn it all in a concise way in one place. I feel better equipped now.”