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How to Conduct a Thorough Literature Search
How to Conduct a Thorough Literature Search
July 26, 2021

Sometimes prevention practitioners cannot find a program, policy, or practice that is an acceptable fit for their community on a federal registry or searchable database. The next best place to look is in the peer-reviewed literature to identify other options. This handout provides a brief overview of how to approach searching through peer-reviewed or scientific papers. It outlines steps for conducting an unbiased literature search and includes tips and tricks for a thorough search. 

 

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