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  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY Pubmed & EndnoteWeb - a match made in heaven Isla Kuhn Reader Services Librarian Medical Library
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY introducing the research topic • clarifying the question • setting parameters reviewing relevant literature • Identifying keywords and synonyms • Structuring your search strategy with boolean logic • Identify relevant sources (and then search them!) References • DON’T plagiarise! • Don’t lose marks through sloppy references
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY introducing the research topic • clarifying the question • setting parameters reviewing relevant literature • Identifying keywords and synonyms • Structuring your search strategy with boolean logic • Identify relevant sources (and then search them!) References • DON’T plagiarise! • Don’t lose marks through sloppy references
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY introducing the research topic • clarifying the question • setting parameters reviewing relevant literature • Identifying keywords and synonyms • Structuring your search strategy with boolean logic • Identify relevant sources (and then search them!) References • DON’T plagiarise! • Don’t write sloppy references • Don’t lose track of your references
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY introducing the research topic • clarifying the question • setting parameters reviewing relevant literature • Identifying keywords and synonyms Literature Search etc • Structuring your search strategy with boolean logic • Identify relevant sources (and then search them!) References • DON’T plagiarise! • Don’t write sloppy references • Don’t lose track of your references Managing References
  • From Topic to Results CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY • Topic -> question -> keywords/synonyms Effect of chocolate in prevention of heart disease ...”Is consuming chocolate effective in reducing risk of heart disease?” …. Themes / PICO …………………keywords???.... synonyms???........................
  • From Topic to Results CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY Is consuming chocolate effective in reducing the risk of heart disease? P –problem / patient? I – Intervention? C – Comparison? O – Outcome? Synonyms?
  • From Topic to Results CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY Is consuming chocolate effective in reducing the risk of heart disease? P – heart disease I – chocolate C– O – prevention
  • From Topic to Results CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY Is consuming chocolate effective in reducing the risk of heart disease? P – heart disease / heart failure / cardiovascular disease / coronary disease I – chocolate / cocoa / cacao C– O –risk / prevention / prevalence
  • Quiz 1 CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY Which will give you most hits (a more SENSITIVE search) 1. coronary disease AND heart failure 2. coronary disease OR heart failure 3. coronary disease NOT heart failure
  • From Topic to Results: Boolean Logic CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY OR – to broaden your search, by combining similar terms eg Stroke or cerebral vascular accident Either term can be present in the resulting set of articles. Stroke Cerebral-vascular Accident
  • Quiz 2 CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY Which will give you better hits (a more SPECIFIC search)? 1. coronary disease AND chocolate 2. chocolate OR heart failure 3. coronary disease NOT chocolate 4. risk AND chocolate
  • From Topic to Results: Boolean Logic CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY AND – to narrow the search by combining different topics eg “physiotherapy” and “stroke” Both terms must be present in the results. Physiotherapy Stroke
  • Quiz 3 CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY Which will give you best hits (the most EFFICIENT search)? 1. coronary disease AND chocolate AND risk 2. (coronary disease OR heart failure) AND chocolate AND risk 3. chocolate AND risk AND coronary failure 4. risk AND (chocolate OR cocoa) AND (coronary disease OR heart failure)
  • From Topic to Results: Boolean Logic CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY NOT – to restrict your search so that it does not contain a particular term eg “physical therapy” not “manual therapy” The first, but not the second, term must be present. Physical Therapy Manual Therapy
  • From Topic to Results Is consuming chocolate effective in the prevention of CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY heart disease? heart disease OR cardiovascular disease OR coronary disease AND chocolate OR cocoa OR cacao AND prevention OR risk OR prevalence PICO? (Patient / Intervention / Comparison / Outcome) Limits? Age? Language? Research Methodology? Publication type? MeSH?
  • Question: 1st theme CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR OR AND 2nd theme OR AND 3rd theme OR AND 4th theme OR
  • Mind map your question? synonym CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY synonym synonym synonym 2nd theme 1st theme synonym synonym Research question synonym synonym 3rd theme 4th theme synonym synonym synonym synonym
  • From topic to search • Databases • PubMed • ??? CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY library.medschl.cam.ac.uk/resourcestraining-support/databases/ www.lib.cam.ac.uk/eresources
  • From strategy to references CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY http://tinyurl.com/campubmed http://www.myendnoteweb.com MEDICAL LIBRARY
  • From strategy to references CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY LibrarySearch / e-journals@cambridge http://search.lib.cam.ac.uk/ and/or NHS ejournals? http://tinyurl.com/nhs-ejournals
  • Searching – Do’s & Don’ts CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY • Don’t try to do the whole search in one line • Don’t imagine that your first attempt will get all the articles you need • Don’t give up!
  • Searching – Do’s & Don’ts CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY • Do think of alternative ways of talking about your topic • Do learn from your hits and your misses • Do remember that you still have to critically appraise each article • Do ask for help
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY
  • Help! CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MEDICAL LIBRARY Isla Kuhn Reader Services Librarian Medical Library Box 111 Addenbrooke’s Hospital email: ilk21@cam.ac.uk phone: (01223 3) 36750 web: http://library.medschl.cam.ac.uk Thank you.