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Querying Databases to Identify Documents on Knowledge Sharing Targeting Public Policies: Example of One Study
This short document presents a ready-to-copy search query designed to query databases through the OVID, EBSCO and ProQuest interfaces.
Published in November 2015.  DescriptionDownload  644 K
Putting together relevant combinations of keywords to identify documents discussing complex subjects in databases is not easy. Within the context of carrying out a review of the literature on knowledge sharing targeting public policies, we developed a query to search databases through the OVID, EBSCO and ProQuest interfaces. In this document, we present the complete query so that interested readers may draw upon it for inspiration or reproduce it for their own work.

In addition to the PDF version, we have made a Word version of the search query available to make copy-and-paste easier.

Querying Databases to Identify Documents on Knowledge Sharing Targeting Public Policies: Example of One Study 
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