An introduction to searching Medline, Embase, Cinahl and other databases effectively using the NHS search interface. This workshop will help you to search the health literature - essential for keeping updated in all aspects of health care.

Session objectives:

  • To be made aware of the National Core Content resources and how to access them
  • To understand the concepts involved in planning a basic search strategy
  • To be able to carry out simple searches of the healthcare databases
  • An introduction to Medline, Embase, Cinahl and other databases
  • To be able to save searches and results in various formats
  • To understand how to create alerts for searches to keep up to date

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