Workshop on Literature Searching and Reference Management Using Zotero/Endnote at CMC Vellore [Dec 9-11]: Registrations Open

About the Workshop

Literature searching training: a systematic approach is a 3-day workshop that will introduce you to methods for developing systematic searches that will allow you to retrieve relevant information to inform your systematic review, health technology appraisal, guideline or project.

Our course will teach you how to retrieve relevant published medical literature for your project whilst keeping the number of retrieved articles manageable and show you a sound methodological, reproducible approach.

Delivering this workshop will be Information Specialist from the Prof BV Moses Centre for Evidence Informed Healthcare and Health Policy (BVMC), Christian Medical College, which hosts the Cochrane South Asia Centre who have extensive experience in literature searching and finding evidence to inform guidelines and systematic reviews.

There will be presentations, demonstrations, practical exercises and an accompanying workbook which will also contain extra useful resources. There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions and you are encouraged to send suggestions in advance for discussion.

What you will learn

This workshop will cover how to:

translate your question in to a search
select appropriate resources
search databases
use reference management software
adapt/update searches


By the end of the workshop, the participants should be able to:

run reproducible and transparent searches for identifying evidence to answer a specific question
record results and strategies for a review, guideline or technology appraisal
demonstrate and explain the search approach to end users and project sponsors

Who should apply?

This workshop is suitable for all healthcare professionals (multidisciplinary) and specialties, information professionals and anyone who requires this skill in their role.


IRB Meeting Room, Christian Medical College, Bagayam,Vellore


3 days, Dec 9th – 11th, 2019, Monday to Wednesday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm


Cost: INR 5000/- (Inclusive of GST) per person for healthcare professionals from educational and healthcare institutes.

INR 10,000/- (Inclusive of GST) per person for industry sponsored participants.

Click here to register.

Payments can be made via NEFT Transfer. Click here for details

Cancellation charges: In case of cancellation of registration, 25% of administrative charges will be deducted and the remaining alone will be refunded.

While filling the online registration form, please submit the details of your NEFT transaction number. NEFT Detailed pdf is attached with the registration form

* Participants from CMC: Please transfer the registration fees to the account number 22P145 and forward the copy of the letter sent to the Treasuer to


Prof BV Moses Centre for Evidence-Informed Healthcare and Health Policy
Carman Block, Christian Medical College,
Vellore 632 002 Tamil Nadu, India.
Tel: 0416 2284499/4504
Email :

For the official website, click here.


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