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Mon 22 Apr 2024
13:00 - 14:00

Venue: Cambridge University Libraries Online

Provided by: Cambridge University Libraries


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Biological Sciences: Developing your literature review - finding the literature

Mon 22 Apr 2024


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

Postgraduates, researchers and other interested professional services staff (e.g. technicians) based in the School of Biological Sciences departments and institutions.


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 22 Apr   13:00 - 14:00 13:00 - 14:00 Cambridge University Libraries Online Lucy Woolhouse

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 Genetics Librarian, Lucy Woolhouse ( 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 by critically evaluating your literature and starting to write.

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


Once per term.

Related courses
Biological Sciences Research Skills

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