CWML librarians support students and researchers conducting literature reviews, systematic reviews, comparative effectiveness reviews, and meta-analyses. All services are free and range from basic, including consultations and training, to advanced, which include a high level of involvement. Please check our Levels of Service document for more information.
CWML librarians are available to assist with systematic reviews.
The librarian, as full partner and co-author, is committed to collaborating and supporting the following Systematic Review tasks:
To help us fully understand the scope of your review, we would ask that you and your team/supervisor work through the questions on the following checklist and bring this document with you to your first meeting with a librarian.
Co-authorship makes the librarian a visible member of your review team. This can convey credibility and rigor to grant-awarding bodies and journal editors scrutinizing your search methodology and results. It also removes a burden of work from the other members of the team.