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Systematic Reviews Track in 2020 Summer Research Programs: Introduction to Systematic Reviews

This guide is intended for use by the students who choose Systematic Reviews (SR) as their 2020 Summer research program. It includes resources and tools that they can use to conduct SRs.

What Is a Systematic Review?

“Systematic reviews seek to collate evidence that fits pre-specified eligibility criteria in order to answer a specific research question. They aim to minimize bias by using explicit, systematic methods documented in advance with a protocol.” 

Source: Chandler J, Cumpston M, Thomas J, Higgins JPT, Deeks JJ, Clarke MJ. Chapter I: Introduction. In: Higgins JPT, Thomas J, Chandler J, Cumpston M, Li T, Page MJ, Welch VA (editors). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions version 6.0 (updated August 2019). Cochrane, 2019. Available from www.training.cochrane.org/handbook.)

Cochrane video to explain what a systematic review is:  http://www.cochrane.org/news/what-are-systematic-reviews
 
What are the Differences between a Traditional Literature Review and a Systematic Review?
(Systematic Review vs. Traditional Literature Review)
 
 
 
Source: Zhang Y, Dreker M. Systematic Review Service in the Health Sciences Libraries. Electronic Poster Presented at 2020 Rutgers University Libraries State of the Libraries Annual Event, WebEx, April 28, 2020. https://youtu.be/EsJIYJ-KOCo.
 
 

Books

Click Here to view a list of books that can help you to conduct systematic reviews.

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