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Natural Science: Planning Your Search Strategy

Literature Search Planning Worksheet

Before you start your literature search...

Use the worksheet below to plan your strategy

Planning your literature search in this way should help you work in a more systematic fashion and will provide you with a record of what you have done for when you write up your research methods

Example Search Strategy

The document below provides an example of a planned search strategy for 'Exercise or exercise and diet for preventing type 2 diabetes mellitus’ 

Search planning worksheet example for Medical Microbiology

Search planning worksheet example for Molecular Pathology