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Pharmacy : Types of Review Articles (Literature, Scoping and Systematic)

This Pharmacy Research Guide brings together information resources relevant to Pharmacy and Pharmacology.

Their Uniqueness

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

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.

Systematic Reviews

These resources offer practical insight into systematic reviews:

Library Support for Systematic Reviews