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Thu 9 Apr 2020
11:00 - 12:00


Provided by: Cambridge University Libraries


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Medicine: SSC Systematic Reviews (For Year 4 clinical students only)

Thu 9 Apr 2020


This is a course designed for students undertaking a systematic review for their SSC project. It will cover all aspects of the systematic review process: ensuring your database search is as comprehensive as possible (and knowing when to stop), how to manage the process and results of the systematic review, and how to save references and cite them effectively.

Target audience

University of Cambridge clinical students in Year 4 undertaking systematic reviews for their SSCs.


Attendees must have attended either of the following two courses earlier in the morning:

  • Medicine: SSC 1
  • Medicine: SSC 2

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 9 Apr   11:00 - 12:00 11:00 - 12:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room map Veronica Phillips

This course will address:

  • Selecting the databases and other resources you will need to search (and searching them comprehensively)
  • Keeping up to date with new information appearing between the initial search and write-up
  • Issues around documentation of process and results
  • Management of references (using software such as EndNote, Mendeley or Zotero), and getting hold of the full text article

Presentations, demonstrations and practicals.


One session of two hours.


A number of times throughout the year.


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