In order for someone to reproduce your search, for example when you are doing a systematic review or structured literature review, it's important to document your searches.
You need to document:
The documentation of searches for each database should be added as an appendix to your thesis, see an example below.
If you are doing a systematic review or structured literature review, you need to document your final searches so that someone else can repeat them. You should add them as an appendix to your thesis. One table for each database you searched. This is an example of what it can look like.
Each search block is shown separately, and then added together. And at the end you can see what limitors have been applied at the end. Learn more about the building blocks search strategy at our Search stratiegies page.
Video (3:48 min). Tutorial from UEA Library. NB that to log in to your EBSCOhost accont to save searches in CINAHL and other EBSCOhost databases at Lund University, you have to create an account in the database the first time. It's not the same as your LU studen login, but you can use the same login credentials if you want to.