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Systematic Searching

Self-paced user guide with practical tips for researchers conducting systematic searching

Find search terms, keywords, phrases

Where can I find relevant keywords, subject terms, search terms or phrases and synonyms?

  1. Subject headings or thesaurus - available from library databases or online
  2. Key papers, highly relevant papers - references of key papers are also useful
  3. Published search strategies in review papers on your topic
  4. Google, internet browsers, AI language models or AI tools
  5. Text analysis tools

Library Databases with subject headings or thesaurus

Other Resources