ESI – March 2024 – Day 2

Day 2: March 6



Session Lead

11:00 Formulating a research question Nasra & Alison
11:30 Frameworks (e.g., PICO) and eligibility criteria Tandi
12:00 Break
12:15 The reference interview: how to have a conversation with a review team Panel:

Zahra , Jim, Amy



1:00 Lunch break
2:00 Selecting databases for evidence synthesis Sarah
2:15 Search strategies part 1:

Group assignments:

  • Mindfulness (Zahra)
  • Drones (Megan)
  • 360 degree Feedback (Amy)
  • Mycorrhizae (Matt)
  • Telehealth (Sarah)
  • Devices (Scott)
Scott, Matt and Sarah
3:30 Debrief with discipline cohorts

What frameworks have you used?

If a researcher comes to you and says, I want to do a review on _____vague discipline-relevant topic____, what would you ask in the reference interview? How have these conversations gone for you previously? Have you had to redirect patrons to a different type of review?


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