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 [serch]
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 Device Under Evaluation literature search typically must be redone to focus on the subject and/or equivalent device.
If the researcher follows a method such as this, then the possibility of conducting an ill-conceived literature search should be substantially reduced.
Farhan discussed literature search. The Wild Card technique can be used to do literature search which will cover both English and American English language wherein there are different spellings for different words by just putting question mark in place where different spelling are used.
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.
So their initial literature search attempts fell short.
The authors conducted a systematic literature search in MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Cochrane library and BIOSIS previews for cohort studies published between January 1997 and September 2014.
* Provide evidence that a thorough literature search was conducted
Literature search is a fundamentally important problem in research but become harder as the literature grows at a faster speed and broader scope.
This begins with the literature search; however, without a clear direction, this could be like throwing a dart blindfolded and hoping you hit the target.
Researchers performed a systematic literature search for data on e-cigarettes' mechanism of action, their emissions, how they are seen by groups of potential users, their efficacy in smoking cessation, and their addiction potential.
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.
A literature search was conducted using PubMed, CINAHL, MEDLINE, Vlex and another specific databases as well as grey literature and less specific search engines.