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Jul062012

Undergraduate Search Training Is Not Sufficient for EBM Searching

Every so often I come across a paper that suggests students & clinicians perceive themselves to be extremely competent searchers.  And every so often I come across a paper that suggests otherwise.  And every so often I point out such studies on this site (E.g.: Here. Here. Here. And here).  

Now here's one that suggests undergraduate search training does not adequately prepare students for the searches needed in clinical contexts.  (Which is why we have developed such a rigourous training program at Umich).

 (Critical summary in EBLIP)

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