Navigating The Cochrane Library

Topic category Information and communication technology
Date and Location
Date: 
Sunday 30 September 2012 - 13:00 - 14:30
Location: 
Methods Group
Methods Group: 
Wiley-Blackwell
Contact persons and facilitators
Contact person Affiliation Country
Gavin Stewart (Contact this person) John, Wiley & Sons United Kingdom
Facilitator Affiliation Country
Gavin Stewart John, Wiley & Sons United Kingdom
Target audience
Target audience: 
Review authors, consumers, researchers
Is your workshop restricted to a specific audience or open to all Colloquium participants?: 
Open
Level of knowledge required: 
Basic
Type of workshop
Type of workshop: 
Training
Abstract text
Abstract: 
Objectives:
To provide users with a better understanding of the techniques available for navigating The Cochrane Library.

Description:
The workshop will provide basic and intermediate level users with an understanding of the most useful techniques for navigating The Cochrane Library online via www.thecochranelibrary.com. It will demonstrate the most useful tools as well as the most effective ways of finding information.

The workshop will also present the 'new search' from Wiley Online Library, new layout, enhanced search settings and alert options, and provide an overview of recent enhancements displayed within Cochrane reviews.

The session will include an online demonstration and participants will be able to complete a series of exercises and practice during the workshop.