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Fri 28 May 2021
13:00 - 14:00

Venue: Cambridge University Libraries Online

Provided by: Cambridge University Libraries


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Developing your literature review: literature searching for research (for Biological Sciences)

Fri 28 May 2021


This session equips participants with all the fundamental skills that they need to build and execute effective search strategies to locate relevant materials for literature reviews, projects and other related research activities. The session will explore key searching techniques, where to search, how to troubleshoot common searching problems, as well as keeping up to date with the latest research.

This session will include live demonstrations of scientific databases to demonstrate the key principles covered in action.

Target audience

Postgraduate researchers based in the School of Biological Sciences departments and institutions


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Fri 28 May   13:00 - 14:00 13:00 - 14:00 Cambridge University Libraries Online George Cronin,  Daniele Campello

This session will be delivered using Zoom so please ensure you have it installed ahead of the session. A joining link will be sent out as part of the booking confirmation process.

If you require any help before the session, such as accessibility support, please email the Deputy Librarian for Biological Sciences, George Cronin (, for further assistance.

Related courses

This is the first part of two themed sessions with the second part looking at going further with your literature review.

For training on carrying out Systematic Reviews, please book onto a session delivered by the Medical Library Team.

Biological Sciences Research Skills

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