Librarian/bibliometric informatics for review and refinement of our protocol's databases, search terms and search strategy.
Review and refine our protocol's databases, search terms and search strategy. Recommend specific use of subject heading or keyword hierarchies for efficient and comprehensive search execution. Seeking input on database-specific wildcard characters and use of Boolean operators. Our team has drafted our complete protocol and developed an initial PubMed search strategy using MeSH terms and keywords. Anticipate a few hours to no more than 2 days of effort for expert.
Seeking experienced Cochrane author with bibliometric informatics or librarian expertise to review and refine our protocol's search terms and search strategy. Expert familiarity with databases, subject heading/keyword hierarchies, database specific wildcard characters, Boolean operators and logic by database, and database search execution desired.