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Advanced Search Skills: 3-day Workshop
09.10.2019 in Bern


This three-day course will address the challenges of advanced search strategies using different conceptual approaches and search techniques. It will also introduce text analysis techniques such as text mining to demonstrate their potential for developing and testing search strategies.


  • Learn and apply new search techniques to improve information retrieval
  • Share insights and best approaches
  • Discuss variations in current best practice

Who should attend

  • Medical / healthcare librarians
  • Information specialists
  • Researchers and authors of systematic reviews


  • Experience in searching databases such as MEDLINE / PubMed
  • Participants need to bring their own laptops
  • Good command of English


The workshop includes presentations, small group and plenary discussions and interactive sessions allowing the participants to practise the concepts and methods presented during the course.

Please note

  • Registration deadline: 7 August 2019
  • Participation fee CHF 900.-
  • Participation fee CHF 800.- with early bird registration until 5 July
  • Number of participants: Up to 25
  • A certificate of attendance will be issued to participants who complete the course

Candidates will receive a participation confirmation after the registration deadline. The participation fee must be settled at least three weeks prior to the course. We reserve the right to cancel the course if there are too few registrations.

Course faculty

  • Julie Glanville, Associate Director for Information Services, York Health Economics Consortium, (YHEC), University of York (UK)
  • Carol Lefebvre, Independent Information Consultant, Oxford (UK), former Senior Information Specialist, UK Cochrane Centre (1992)


09.10.2019 09:15 Uhr - 11.10.2019 16:55 Uhr

Haus der Akademien
Laupenstrasse 7
3001 Bern