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Designing Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews: Intro



Designing Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews is designed to prepare librarians to conduct complex systematic review literature searches. This two-day course emphasizes hands-on activities and enriched learning opportunities. By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Conduct a systematic review consultation
  • Design a systematic review search strategy following guidelines and best practices
  • Organize search results
  • Report on methods regarding search design

The course is designed and taught by librarians from Becker Medical Library.

Please review the information found in the other tabs to learn more about the course instructors, the course syllabus, and important registration information. The link to the registration form can be found on the last tab.

MLA CE Credits

Participants who attend the full two-day course can earn 13.5 MLA CE Credits!

Contact Information

Have questions about the course? Please contact:

Angela Hardi:; 314-362-2787


Registration Closed

Registration has closed for the August 2017 course. We anticipate offering the course again in Spring 2018. If you would like to be placed on our email list and receive notification when the next class will be offered, please send a message to Angela Hardi ( or to Laura Simon (


Location Information

This course will be taught at the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center (FLTC) on the Washington University School of Medicine campus. 

Location Information:

Farrell Learning and Teaching Center: 520 S. Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO

Classroom Number: 602