This is an archived version. For the current version, please go to training.cochrane.org/handbook/current.

Chapter 6:  Searching for studies

Authors: Carol Lefebvre, Eric Manheimer and Julie Glanville on behalf of the Cochrane Information Retrieval Methods Group.

 

Key points

 

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Sources to search

6.3 Planning the search process

6.4 Designing search strategies

6.5 Managing references

6.6 Documenting and reporting the search process

6.7 Chapter information

Box 6.7.a: The Cochrane Information Retrieval Methods Group

6.8 References