Pubmed & EndnoteWeb  - a match made in heaven   Isla Kuhn Reader Services Librarian Medical Library
<ul><li>introducing   the research topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>clarifying the question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>setting ...
<ul><li>introducing   the research topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>clarifying the question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>setting ...
<ul><li>introducing   the research topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>clarifying the question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>setting ...
<ul><li>introducing   the research topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>clarifying the question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>setting ...
From Topic to Results <ul><li>Topic -> question -> keywords/synonyms </li></ul>Effect of chocolate in prevention of heart ...
<ul><li>Is consuming chocolate effective in reducing the risk of heart disease? </li></ul><ul><li>P –problem / patient? </...
<ul><li>Is consuming chocolate effective in reducing the risk of heart disease? </li></ul><ul><li>P  – heart disease </li>...
<ul><li>Is consuming chocolate effective in reducing the risk of heart disease? </li></ul><ul><li>P  – heart disease / hea...
Quiz 1 <ul><li>Which will give you most hits (a more SENSITIVE search) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>coronary disease AND heart fa...
From Topic to Results: Boolean Logic <ul><li>OR  – to broaden your search, by combining  similar terms </li></ul><ul><li>e...
Quiz 2 <ul><li>Which will give you better hits (a more SPECIFIC search)? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>coronary disease AND chocol...
<ul><li>AND  – to narrow the search by combining  different topics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>eg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li...
Quiz 3 <ul><li>Which will give you best hits (most SPECIFIC search)? </li></ul><ul><li>coronary disease AND chocolate AND ...
From Topic to Results: Boolean Logic <ul><li>NOT  – to restrict your search so that it does not contain a particular term ...
<ul><li>heart disease OR cardiovascular disease or coronary disease </li></ul><ul><li>AND </li></ul><ul><li>chocolate OR c...
<ul><li>Databases  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PubMed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>???  </li></ul></ul>From topic to search
http://library.medschl.cam.ac.uk/services-databases.php http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/electronicresources/
<ul><li>EndnoteWeb to manage your references) </li></ul><ul><li>LibrarySearch / e-journals@cambridge  (and/or NHS?) </li><...
<ul><li>http://www.pubmed.gov </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.myendnoteweb.com   </li></ul>From strategy to references
Searching – Do’s & Don’ts <ul><li>Don’t try to do the whole search in one line </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t imagine that your f...
Searching – Do’s & Don’ts <ul><li>Do think of alternative ways of talking about your topic </li></ul><ul><li>Do learn from...
 
Help! <ul><li>Isla Kuhn </li></ul><ul><li>Reader Services Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Library </li></ul><ul><li>Bo...
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  1. 1. Pubmed & EndnoteWeb - a match made in heaven Isla Kuhn Reader Services Librarian Medical Library
  2. 2. <ul><li>introducing the research topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>clarifying the question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>setting parameters </li></ul></ul><ul><li>reviewing relevant literature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying keywords and synonyms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structuring your search strategy with boolean logic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify relevant sources (and then search them!) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DON’T plagiarise! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t lose marks through sloppy references </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>introducing the research topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>clarifying the question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>setting parameters </li></ul></ul><ul><li>reviewing relevant literature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying keywords and synonyms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structuring your search strategy with boolean logic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify relevant sources (and then search them!) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DON’T plagiarise! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t lose marks through sloppy references </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>introducing the research topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>clarifying the question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>setting parameters </li></ul></ul><ul><li>reviewing relevant literature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying keywords and synonyms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structuring your search strategy with boolean logic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify relevant sources (and then search them!) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DON’T plagiarise! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t write sloppy references </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>introducing the research topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>clarifying the question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>setting parameters </li></ul></ul><ul><li>reviewing relevant literature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying keywords and synonyms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structuring your search strategy with boolean logic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify relevant sources (and then search them!) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DON’T plagiarise! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t lose marks through sloppy references </li></ul></ul>Literature Search etc Managing References
  6. 6. From Topic to Results <ul><li>Topic -> question -> keywords/synonyms </li></ul>Effect of chocolate in prevention of heart disease ...”Is consuming chocolate effective in reducing risk of heart disease?” …. Themes / PICO ………………… keywords???.... synonyms???........................
  7. 7. <ul><li>Is consuming chocolate effective in reducing the risk of heart disease? </li></ul><ul><li>P –problem / patient? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I – Intervention? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C – Comparison? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>O – Outcome? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Synonyms? </li></ul></ul>From Topic to Results
  8. 8. <ul><li>Is consuming chocolate effective in reducing the risk of heart disease? </li></ul><ul><li>P – heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>I – chocolate </li></ul><ul><li>C – </li></ul><ul><li>O – prevention </li></ul>From Topic to Results
  9. 9. <ul><li>Is consuming chocolate effective in reducing the risk of heart disease? </li></ul><ul><li>P – heart disease / heart failure / cardiovascular disease / coronary disease </li></ul><ul><li>I – chocolate / cocoa / cacao </li></ul><ul><li>C – </li></ul><ul><li>O – reducing risk / prevention / </li></ul>From Topic to Results
  10. 10. Quiz 1 <ul><li>Which will give you most hits (a more SENSITIVE search) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>coronary disease AND heart failure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>coronary disease OR heart failure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>coronary disease NOT heart failure </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. From Topic to Results: Boolean Logic <ul><li>OR – to broaden your search, by combining similar terms </li></ul><ul><li>eg </li></ul><ul><li>“ exercise” or “physical activity” </li></ul><ul><li>Either term can be present in the resulting set of articles. </li></ul>Cerebral-vascular Accident Stroke
  12. 12. Quiz 2 <ul><li>Which will give you better hits (a more SPECIFIC search)? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>coronary disease AND chocolate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>chocolate OR heart failure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>coronary disease NOT chocolate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>risk AND chocolate </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>AND – to narrow the search by combining different topics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>eg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ physiotherapy” and “stroke” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Both terms must be present in the results. </li></ul>From Topic to Results: Boolean Logic Stroke Physiotherapy
  14. 14. Quiz 3 <ul><li>Which will give you best hits (most SPECIFIC search)? </li></ul><ul><li>coronary disease AND chocolate AND risk </li></ul><ul><li>(coronary disease OR heart failure) AND chocolate AND risk </li></ul><ul><li>chocolate AND risk AND coronary failure </li></ul><ul><li>risk AND (chocolate OR cocoa) AND (coronary disease OR heart failure) </li></ul>
  15. 15. From Topic to Results: Boolean Logic <ul><li>NOT – to restrict your search so that it does not contain a particular term </li></ul><ul><li>eg </li></ul><ul><li>“ physical therapy” not “manual therapy” </li></ul><ul><li>The first, but not the second, term must be present. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Manual Therapy Physical Therapy
  16. 16. <ul><li>heart disease OR cardiovascular disease or coronary disease </li></ul><ul><li>AND </li></ul><ul><li>chocolate OR cocoa OR cacao </li></ul><ul><li>AND </li></ul><ul><li>prevention OR risk or prevalence </li></ul><ul><li>Limits? </li></ul><ul><li>MeSH? </li></ul>From Topic to Results Is consuming chocolate effective in the prevention of heart disease?
  17. 17. <ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PubMed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>??? </li></ul></ul>From topic to search
  18. 18. http://library.medschl.cam.ac.uk/services-databases.php http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/electronicresources/
  19. 19. <ul><li>EndnoteWeb to manage your references) </li></ul><ul><li>LibrarySearch / e-journals@cambridge (and/or NHS?) </li></ul>From strategy to references
  20. 20. <ul><li>http://www.pubmed.gov </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.myendnoteweb.com </li></ul>From strategy to references
  21. 21. Searching – Do’s & Don’ts <ul><li>Don’t try to do the whole search in one line </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t imagine that your first attempt will get all the articles you need </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t give up! </li></ul>
  22. 22. Searching – Do’s & Don’ts <ul><li>Do think of alternative ways of talking about your topic </li></ul><ul><li>Do learn from your hits and your misses </li></ul><ul><li>Do remember that you still have to critically appraise each article </li></ul><ul><li>Do ask for help </li></ul>
  23. 24. Help! <ul><li>Isla Kuhn </li></ul><ul><li>Reader Services Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Library </li></ul><ul><li>Box 111 </li></ul><ul><li>Addenbrooke’s Hospital </li></ul><ul><li>email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>phone: (01223 3) 36750 </li></ul><ul><li>web: http://library.medschl.cam.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you. </li></ul>

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