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Systematic searching : practical ideas for improving results

Author: Paul Levay; Jenny Craven
Publisher: London : Facet Publishing, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Beginning by looking at the methods and techniques underlying systematic searching, the book then examines the current challenges and the potential solutions to more effective searching in detail, before considering the role of the information specialist as an expert searcher. Systematic Searching blends theory and practice and takes into account different approaches to information retrieval with a special focus  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Levay; Jenny Craven
ISBN: 9781783303731 1783303735 9781783303748 1783303743
OCLC Number: 1089344738
Description: xxix, 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: where are we now? --
Innovative approaches to systematic reviewing --
Searching for broad-based topics --
Choosing the right databases and search techniques --
Gathering evidence from grey literature and unpublished data --
Social media as a source of evidence --
Text mining for information specialists --
Using linked data for evidence synthesis --
Evidence surveillance to keep up to date with new research --
Training the next generation of information specialists --
Collaborative working to improve searching --
Communication for information specialists --
The information specialist as an expert searcher --
Conclusion: where do we go from here?
Responsibility: edited by Paul Levay and Jenny Craven.


In resource poor, cost saving times, this book advises information professionals on how to search more efficiently.  Read more...


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'I have nothing but praise for this book, which reminds me that search has to deliver in business-critical situations, especially where health care and medical progress are concerned...Even if heath Read more...

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