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Evidence Summary and Synthesis: a Summary by Katie Nicholas

Evidence Summary and Synthesis: a Summary[1] I hope I’m right in saying that when asked to ‘do a search’ for someone our default is usually to ask a few questions of the enquirer (if they haven’t already run away to … Continue reading

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Evidence synthesis – going beyond the reference list by John Gale

Doing literature searches for people can feel a little bit like working a sausage machine. We shovel search terms in one end, wait for HDAS to do its magic and then shovel the resulting list of references back to the … Continue reading

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NICE Evidence search: notes for advanced searchers by Fran Wilkie

We’ve had feedback from a number of library staff, asking how Evidence search works behind the scenes to produce the sets of results that you are presented with. We thought a set of notes for advanced searchers would give some … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Setting up Resources for New SLAs by Rosalind McNally

The Health Information & Resources Library at Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust has recently established a Service Level Agreement with Blackburn with Darwen Public Health Department. I have found myself in a role where part of it is … Continue reading

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