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Designing Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews: Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus

Day 1:

  1. Introduction
  2. Guidelines
  3. Patron Contact and PICO plan
  4. Search Design, Bias, and Recall
  5. Term Harvesting

Day 2:

  1. Designing Concept Hedges
  2. Combining Concept Hedges
  3. Support Software Overview
  4. Grey Literature Resources
  5. Writing the Methods Section
  6. Sending Results, Follow Up, and Conclusion

*Note: The course day should wrap up around 4:30 on Friday. There is a post-course test and a MLA CE evaluation form that we ask you complete before leaving. Depending on how long it takes you to complete those items you may be able to leave a bit earlier. We will try our best to accommodate the travel schedules of course participants. 

Contact Information

Have questions about the course? Please contact:

Angela Hardi: