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The above slides explore:
- The purpose of each type of review article
- Their methodology
- Practical examples for each article type
Avoid duplication: register your scoping or systematic review protocol (plan)
Systematic Review Management Software
Covidence - a systematic review software tool
Web-based software to support systematic screening and data abstraction for systematic and scoping reviews. Free for Waterloo students, faculty and researchers.
Subscription-based, but student pricing available.
A free web-tool designed to manage the stages of systematic reviews and other knowledge synthesis projects.
What is the Project's Goal?
Always ask yourself:
- Do I want to systematically/comprehensively search the literature?
- Or, do I want to conduct a systematic review?
Conducting a comprehensive search of the literature involves very different methods than a systematic review. If you are unsure as to which project best meets your needs, consult the Pharmacy Liaison Librarian, Caitlin Carter.
Literature (Narrative) Reviews
These resources offer practical insight into literature reviews:
These resources offer practical insight into scoping reviews:
These resources offer practical insight into systematic reviews:
Library Support for Systematic Reviews
UW Library Systematic Review Protocol
Use the "UW Library Systematic Review Protocol" to identify the various aspects of your systematic review (SR) project. This protocol will help minimize the likelihood of bias throughout the SR process, which is vital to a SR.