NoticeBard | Home

Workshop on Literature Searching & Reference Management Using Zotero/Endnote at CMC Vellore [March 16-18]: Registration Open

About the College

Christian Medical College Vellore is a private, minority-run educational and research institute that includes a network of primary, secondary and tertiary care hospitals in and around Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. The institute, constituent college is affiliated with the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University.

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. The workshop will be held from March 16-18, 2020 at CMC Vellore.

The 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.

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.

Aim of the Workshop

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
What you will Learn?

This workshop will cover how to:

  • translate your question into a search
  • select appropriate resources
  • Search databases
  • use reference management software
  • adapt/update searches
Who Should Apply?

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

Registration Fees
  • 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.

Payments can be made via NEFT Transfer. The details are given here.

How to Register?

Interested participants can register for the workshop through this link.


Email: bvmc[at]
Phone: 91 416 2284499

For more details, click here.


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *