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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. Using Endnote for Systematic Review Citation Management (Optional session)
  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 each day. 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:

ahardi@wustl.edu

314-362-2787