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1. to probe or investigate.
2. a probe or investigation.
literature search a search intended to create a customized bibliography that treats aspects of a research, scholarly, or topical literature of interest.
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The majority of reviews did not report either the credentials of the persons who planned and conducted the literature search for the review (73%) or the specific contributions made by persons who were involved in the search process (77%).
Scientific Literature Search Finding The Needle in the Haystack 4 scientific papers published every minute 160 million documents indexed on Google Scholar 24 million documents listed on PubMed 12 million documents listed on Science Direct Figure 2: The amount of published scientific literature is staggering.
The original literature search yielded 2933 potential relevant articles, of which 43 were included for the final review and analysis.
Now a days, as the literature grows at a faster speed and broader scope, literature search is harder.
Nurses should be patient in the literature search process because information literacy skills develop with time and practice.
Literature search engines: pros and cons: It is worth noting that the researchers should have a previous knowledge about the different available literature searches such as PubMed, MEDLINE, CINAHL, Google Scholar, and many others.
Literature search is important to know as to what is already known about that particular topic.
A literature search was conducted using PubMed, CINAHL, MEDLINE, Vlex and another specific databases as well as grey literature and less specific search engines.
A literature search using Pubmed, Embase and Cinahl databases was performed.
Material was drawn from a literature search of three databases for articles published between 2000 and 2010 to identify qualifying studies.
More cases were identified in a literature search, including at least one fatal case (Pharmacotherapy 2006;26:269-76).