Evidence Searching Resources

Evidence Searching Modules

from Health Education England

These modules are designed to help the healthcare workforce build confidence to search for articles and evidence relevant to their work, study and research. The modules are short (no more than 20 minutes) and may be dipped into for reference, or completed to obtain a certificate.

Building the foundations

Module 1 Introduction to searching

Module 2 Where do I start searching?

Module 3 How do I start to develop a search strategy?

Developing the skills

Modules 4 Too many results? How to narrow your search

Module 5 Too few results? How to broaden your search

Module 6 Searching with subject headings


Last updated: January 26, 2022