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Learn more about systematic review or meta-analysis methodology and standards

Librarians can instruct you on the basic principles of search methodology for systematic reviews and meta-analyses. This includes tips on selecting databases to search, harvesting keywords and controlled vocabulary terms, and organizing citations. Make an appointment with a librarian to get started on your search.

Where can I find further information?

Doing a Systematic Review: A Student’s Guide by Boland, Cherry and Dickson (2014) will guide you through the steps of conducting a systematic review, from inclusion/exclusion criteria through data extraction.

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