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Systematic Reviews: Planning, Writing, and Supporting: Introduction

Getting Started

What is a Systematic Review?
"The Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre) is part of the Social Science Research Unit at the Institute of Education, University of London.

Critical Appraisal Worksheet:Systematic Review/Meta-analysis
from the Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries


Articles, Books, Chapters

Grant MJ, Booth A.  A typology of reviews: an analysis of 14 review types and associated methodologies Health Info Libr J 2009. 26(2): 91-108. PMID: 19490148

Reeves S, Koppel I, Barr H, Freeth D, Hammick M. Twelve tips for undertaking a systematic review. Med Teach 2002, 24(4):358-63.  PMID: 12193315

Whittemore R, Chao A, Jang M, Minges KE, Park C. Methods for knowledge synthesis: An overview. Heart Lung 2014. 43(5): 453-461. PMID: 25012634 doi:10.1016/j.hrtlng.2014.05.014



Jan Glover, MLS
Education Services Librarian
Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
Yale University


Systematic Approaches to Searching the Health Science Literature

This series of tutorials cover the fundamental concepts and general procedure of searching the health science literature in a systematic manner. Total: 11