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  • Helping to define a research question
  • Targeting specific databases and other resources to be searched
  • Identifying database-specific search strategies using a combination of keywords and controlled vocabulary to maximize precision and recall
  • Conducting literature searches
  • Snowballing  - pulling references from bibliographies, pulling "cited by" references and identifying related articles
  • Suggesting journals relevant to areas of research
  • Recommending MeSH terms and keywords for articles
  • Providing access to Covidence, a systematic review tool

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