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Finding information for Physiotherapy

Finding information for Physiotherapy


This guide offers a range of activities aimed at helping you to find literature in Physiotherapy. It also covers the use of referencing software. The guide is divided into a series of activities so that you can choose the ones that are most helpful to you rather than doing them all.

The activities are divided into sections as follows:

  • Activity 1:  Developing a search strategy
  • Activity 2:  Search techniques - Physiotherapy examples
  • Activity 3:  Using FindIt for Journal Articles
  • Activity 4:  Using databases for Physiotherapy - Web of Science
  • Activity 5:  Using databases for Physiotherapy - continued
  • Activity 6:  Endnote Online - Getting Started
  • Activity 7:  Endnote Online and Web of Science
  • Activity 8:  Endnote Online and Word

Referencing software:

For more detail on literature searching in the Medical, health and related subject areas, the following are also available:

Subject guide:

Screenshots in this guide are courtesy of the following sources:

  • FindIt@Bham - Primo search tool from Ex Libris on license to University of Birmingham
  • Web of Science and Endnote Online - Supplied by Clarivate Analytics on license to University of Birmingham
  • RefWorks - supplied by Ex Libris to University of Birmingham (ends 30th September 2021)
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