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Searching and Summarizing Scientific Literature

May 10, 2013. This one-hour webinar provides helpful techniques for searching scientific literature and other important sources for public health information.

Quick Facts

Topics: Program Planning & Evaluation

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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This webinar provides helpful techniques for searching scientific literature and other important sources for public health information. Gail Kouame, Outreach Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, walks participants through the step-by-step processes for navigating key databases.

This training is part of a series on evidence-based public health.

Air date: May 10, 2013, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. (Pacific)

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the process used in systematic reviews and identify a key source (the Community Guide).
  • Be able to use recommended guidelines for searching the scientific literature.

Slides

Quick Facts

Topics: Program Planning & Evaluation

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

Evidence-Based Public Health Series

Webinars
Introduction to Evidence-Based Public Health
Searching and Summarizing the Literature
Return on Investment

In-person Training
Evidence-Based Public Health: A Framework for Decision Making

Presenter

Gail Kouame, Public Health Outreach Coordinator, Pacific Northwest Regional Medical Library

Discussion Questions

These questions are designed to further your thinking on the topic covered in this webinar. You may print and discuss them with colleagues and other members of your organization before or after watching this webinar.

  • Where do we usually find information on effective interventions?
  • Is there a systematic review available for our program/policy issue?

Competencies

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