How to search effectively: database searching and RefWorks

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Date: 13 September 2019
Venue: Room AW112, Gloucester Campus
Venue Location:
Time: 15:00-16:30


This workshop will help you to create effective search strategies, develop your database searching skills and manage your references in RefWorks. There will be an opportunity for hands-on practice. You may like to bring your own laptop, but some PCs and tablets will be available for your use.

While the focus of this session will be on health and social care databases, this workshop is suitable for all subjects and all levels of study.

Please use the following links to access the course materials: workshop slides.


  • Identify relevant subject databases and develop an effective search strategy
  • Search for journal articles and manage your references
  • Understand which transferable skills this session will teach you for use in your future employment.

Attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance, which contributes towards your record of extra-curricular achievements.

If you have any questions or any accessibility needs, please do contact UWE Bristol library.

If you can't make this date, try an alternative campus or get in touch via Ask a Librarian.

How to attend

If you are interested in attending this event, please register via Infohub (login required).

Cost: Free

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