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Research Framework and Search Strategy Series

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Video 1 of 3. A research framework helps to structure a question for inquiry. PICO, PECO, PICO-C, SPICE, CoCoPop, ECLIPSE ... there are all kinds of frameworks that can make the process of crafting a research question less daunting.

Video 2 of 3. Use a research framework to plan the parts of your research question, and then plug those parts into a question template. Easy!

Video 3 of 3. Questions built with research frameworks take some strategy to produce good results when searching in the library. Learn the strategies that can produce useful results.