Literature Review for your PhD: how to search & where to publish (Online)
How to keep track of the relevant scientific literature for your dissertation? The Medical Library offers this 2-session workshop on how to develop a systematic search for a proper overview of the published literature and an optimal basis for e-mail alerts.
In addition, you will learn about the opportunities and pitfalls in selecting a journal for publication and the advantages of a researcher profile.
Related LibGuide: PubMed (English) by Elmie Peters
- Dates & Times:
- 10:30am - 12:15pm, Friday, February 24, 2023
10:30am - 12:15pm, Friday, March 3, 2023
- Medical Library
Prior knowledge: at least PubMed Basics level or intermediate to advanced search skills
- Content: you will be working on your own topic and issues such as
- How to adjust your research question to a search question
- How to select databases and other sources
- How to perform and optimize a systematic literature search
- How to keep track of recent literature and create alerts
- How to select a journal for publication
- What are the advantages of publishing in Open Access
- Which scientific metrics and tools may help increase your visibility as a researcher
- Learning goals: After completion of the course the particpants should be
- able to make a head start with an overview of existing research literature
- more effective in finding literature due to improved search skills
- more efficient in journal selection and in evaluating research impact including Open Access
- Duration: 2 sessions of 1 hour and 45 min.
- Dates: 24 February and 3 March 2023
- Interested in this workshop but not able to attend? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to get notified of the next workshop.
- As preparation for the workshop we would like you to formulate a research question or PICO and select a number of relevant articles on your topic.
After registration you will receive a link for the instruction at least one hour in advance.