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Literature searching: OVERVIEW

This guide has been designed to help users conduct their own literature searches on specific topics, using specialised resources (including those available via the ANZCA library).


  1. Compose your search
  2. Where to search
  3. Collating the results

Literature searching learning module (Networks)

An in-depth introduction to literature searching. After completing this Scholar Role Support Resources module, participants will have sufficient knowledge to:

  • Undertake a literature search
  • Understand the concept of PICO when developing and defining a search strategy
  • Understand the significance of evidence-based practice
  • Comprehend the difference between a literature review and a systematic review

 This module can be accessed via Networks (College ID and password required): Critical appraisal > Literature searching

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