After a successful research lecture series at Health Sciences Library, we will repeating the series at the Institute of Child Health Library at Red Cross Children's Hospital. The Research Series consists of workshops aimed at improving your researching skills.
ICH Library Research Series
Venue Lecture Theatre, Level 7, ICH Building, Red Cross Children's Hospital
Date & Time
Link to sign up
Friday 24 May, 14:15-16:00
Search techniques and searching PubMed
Search techniques and introduction to in-depth searching of PubMed. Strongly recommended if you are doing a literature, scoping or systematic review.
If you are doing a literature, scoping or systematic review and have not yet installed and used a reference manager, we strongly recommended that you attend this session. Please indicate whether you are using Windows or Apple Mac.
This workshop will focus on the purpose and basic requirements of an effective literature review, how to critically analyze literature as well as some strategies on developing, organizing and drafting a literature review. We’ll also touch on integrating sources within one’s literature review as well as work on hands-on examples.
An introduction to the systematic review process with particular reference to comprehensive literature searching. Attendance at the earlier sessions on searching databases and on EndNote is strongly recommended prior to attending this session.
The starting point for assessing your research impact is to make sure your work is correctly attributed to you across all different platforms. This helps to raise your visibility and ensures you are not mistaken for other researchers with the same name.
This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to two tools customised by the Digital Library Services Department of UCT Libraries to assist in Research Data Management viz. UCT DMPonline and ZivaHub: Open Data UCT