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PICO; Evidence Based Practice; EBP; Research Strategy


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Moving an idea into a research project can be a daunting task and the early stages of a project set the stage for success. This poster provides tips for novice and expert researchers to start strong. Poster topics help the researcher develop an idea with background reading, form an idea into a well-built research question, translate that question into a search strategy, determine the best tools for a literature search, employ advanced search techniques to locate the most relevant information, identify an appropriate journal in which to publish, and format the manuscript.

Librarians from the University of North Dakota's School of Medicine and Health Sciences promote awareness and effective searching of high quality information sources and offer these tips as well as their assistance to researchers at all levels.


Presented at the 2018 Population Health Research Summit: Finding Your Narrative, Sioux Falls, SD, April 17-18, 2018. The summit was hosted by the Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health (CRCAIH) and by the Center for Health Outcomes and Population Research, Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (CHOPR CoBRE).

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