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Systematic reviews have increasingly become the ‘gold standard’ in reviewing. They aim to adopt a scientific approach to identifying and consolidating all the available evidence pertaining to a specific research question and to minimise bias.
Systematic reviews should be carried out according to a predefined protocol that sets out the scope of the systematic review and details of the methodology to be used throughout the review.
Handbooks on conducting systematic reviews in health and social sciences
Other books on systematic reviews are available in the James Hardiman Librray - see selective listing
See also a listing of books on Meta-analysis available in the library.
A series of tutorials covering the fundamental concepts and general procedure of searching the health science literature in a systematic manner, from the Yale University.
Click on the link below to play this tutorial:
After using this resource, you should be able to...
There are various tools which may help you to select a journal.
Links and information about using Ulrichsweb, Journal Citation Reports, and Scopus journal analyser tool are available in this webpage: Selecting where to publish
See also this journal: