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Literature searches play a fundamental role in evidence-based practice, research, and continuous improvement. Monash Health employees and students engage in many activities which require an effective search for relevant, high-quality literature, including:

  • Involvement in research projects
  • Writing for publication, e.g. literature reviews
  • Updating or developing clinical procedures or guidelines
  • Preparing for a presentation or education session
  • Planning service improvements
  • Completing advanced training or fellowship projects
  • Undertaking health technology assessments (HTAs)
  • Answering complex clinical queries for patient care

Library research support

Monash Health employees can request various forms of research support depending on the purpose of your research. Our research support includes: 

  • Research consultations
  • Literature search service
  • Literature review report service
  • Feedback on your literature search strategy
  • Co-authorship for systematic reviews and other evidence synthesis projects

Complete this online form to request research support and learn more about each service offered.

Request research support

Click here for an overview of Library research support services and eligibility.

Overview of Library Research Support Services

Covidence workspace set-up

Covidence is a web‐based tool that will help you through the process of screening the results of your literature search, extracting data, and keeping track of your work.

Fill out this online form to request assistance with setting up a Covidence workspace for your project.

Webinars and Group Training

Monash Health Library provides regular webinars and group training on evidence-based practice. Training related to literature searching includes:

  • Advanced literature searching - with Medline demo
  • Govt reports, guidelines, trial data & more: Finding grey literature
  • Critical appraisal of medical literature
  • EndNote: Demo and Q&A
  • ClinicalKey Database - Search Training
  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database – Search Training

Browse the Library Calendar

Can’t attend our live webinars?

  • The library has a selection of recorded webinars available in Latte.
  • Consider requesting group training for your team at a time that suits you. 

Monash Health acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land, the Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung peoples, and we pay our respects to them, their culture and their Elders past, present and future.

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