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Effective Literature Searching: relevant for MSc Projects – booking now available (all sessions on Zoom)

These take place on:

Part 1 – step by step literature searching: relevant to all types of MSc project.Monday 24 June 13:00 to 14:30Thursday 27 June 11:00 to 12:30Monday 1 July 12:00 to 13:00Tuesday 2 July 10:00 to 11:30

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Effective Literature Searching: relevant for MSc Projects – booking now available (all sessions on Zoom).

These take place on:Part 1 – step by step literature searching: relevant to all types of MSc Project.Monday 24 June 13:00 to 14:30Thursday 27 June 11:00 to 12:30Monday 1 July 12:00 to 13:00Tuesday 2 July 10:00 to 11:30All the above Part…

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Effective Literature Searching: refresher / summary sessions for MSc students – booking now available.

These take place on:Tues 30th May 15:00 to 17:00Weds 31th May 09:30 to 11:30Fri12nd June 13:00 to 15:00 

Mon 19th June 13:00 to 15:00Tues 20th June 09:30 to 11:30Weds 21st June 15:00 to 17:00

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2023 Emtree term changes

After writing about the changes to MeSH terms, the Emtree terms have also been updated. The full list of new/edited terms for 2023 and changes made in previous years, can be found in the Embase Support Centre.

Emtree terms work in the same way as MeSH terms but are…

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2023 MeSH headings update

Each year, the National Library of Medicine updates the MeSH headings used to tag and index items added to the Medline or PubMed database. This is to update the terminology to keep up with changes in practice and also to edit any terms which have been found to be problematic…

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Effective Literature Searching: ‘refresher’ training sessions for MSc students – booking now available.

These take place on: Tuesday 17th May 09:00 to 11:00Wednesday 18th May 15:30 to 17:30Thursday 19th May 13:00 to 15:00

Monday 27th June 13:00 to 15:00Tuesday 28th June 09:00 to 11:00Wednesday 29th June 15:30 to 17:30Thursday 30th June…

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Library Support for Researchers – InfoSkills and Literature Searching: the basics to systematic review searches.

Dear Research Degree Students (RDS) & Research Staff,

ONLINE LIBRARY SERVICES: the Library & Archives Service continues to provide all online library services & access to our online collections as normal. Plus, we have enhanced and added to our online support in areas such as: 

Literature Searching guidance & training…

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MSc Student Support – InfoSkills and Literature Searching: the basics to systematic review level searches.

Dear Students,

ONLINE LIBRARY SERVICES: the Library & Archives Service continues to provide all online library services & access to our online collections as normal. Plus, we have enhanced and added to our online support in areas such as: 

Literature Searching guidance & training.Accessing online readings and online research…

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Updates to MeSH terms for 2020

The US National Library of Medicine has released the edits for their medical subject headings (MeSH) for 2020. These are used to index articles added to the PubMed and Medline databases, and are also used by other databases including the Cochrane Library. The MeSH terms are updated every year to…

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NEW: MeSH terms for 2019 include Systematic Review as a publication type

As usually happens at this time of year, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) update the MeSH headings used to index their Medline/PubMed database. Full details can be found on the NLM Technical Bulletin, 425. Changes which may be of interest to LSHTM researchers have been highlighted below.
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