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How to find literature about any veterinary topic for your EBCR or thesis: About this LibGuide

Developed as a Tutorial in the 'Summer School 2019' - bridging programme for Utrecht Master's programme for Farm Animal and Veterinary Public Health

From Start to Finish in 8 steps

This LibGuide is meant to support veterinary students in searching, finding and citing scientific literature for Evidence Based Critical Reviews and for their either their bachelor or master thesis

The method comprises 8 steps

You will learn how to:

1. Translate a clinical problem into a search question

2. Come up with suitable search terms

3. Choose the best search methods for your situation

4. Assess the usefulness of various search engines

5. Perform a systematic search based on your search profile

6. Select the best sources

In addition, you will find a few general clues for:

7. Saving of your literature by using a Reference Management System

8. Usage of the saved sources, i.e.

- how to get access to the the Full Text or obtain a printed source

- how to cite literature in your own paper, using the Reference Management System

Click here to start creating a Search Profile