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CANCELLED – Modern Literature Search Techniques: Dr Google???

June 13 @ 1:15 pm - 4:30 pm

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This hands-on course is designed for practitioners who would like to improve their literature searching skills and efficiency, in order to ensure that information and evidence used is up-to-date and of the highest quality.
Using free resources such as PubMed and Google Scholar, you will be shown how to structure your search to ensure results that are comprehensive and scholarly and how to keep up to date with new literature in your area of interest.
Learn how to:

  • Develop an effective search strategy for PubMed and Google Scholar.
  • Get the best out of Google and Google Scholar.
  • Identify relevant, scholarly information sources.
  • Stay up to date with the latest literature in your area(s) of interest.
  • Find systematic reviews.
  • Access the full text of scholarly articles from free resources.
  • Find reliable clinical evidence for best practice.



June 13
1:15 pm - 4:30 pm


Dr Jenny Ball


Samantha Blake and Karen Jones
About Presenter
Samantha Blake and Karen Jones are Senior Librarians for the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Western Australia. In their role, they provide support and assistance for researchers and students on topics such as comprehensive literature searching, using health and medical databases, systematic reviewing, and accessing high quality information resources.


J Robin Warren Library
Level 1 Training Room, UWA Health Campus, 17 Monash Avenue
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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