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Roles in practice: SCHOLAR

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):

  • Go to Quick links: Resources > Table of contents: Literature searching



Journals and articlesCook DA, Bordage G. Twelve tips on writing abstracts and titles: how to get people to use and cite your work. Med Teach. 2016:1-5. 

Journals and articlesHautz SC, Hautz WE, Feufel MA, Spies CD. What makes a doctor a scholar: A systematic review and content analysis of outcome frameworks. BMC Med Educ. 2016;16(1):119.

Journals and articlesHuria T, Palmer S, Beckert L, Lacey C, Pitama S. Indigenous health: designing a clinical orientation program valued by learners. BMC Med Educ. 2017;17(1): p.180.