This guide is primarily for students and other researchers conducting systematic reviews and scoping reviews for coursework, thesis/dissertation requirements, or for other research purposes.
There are two services offered by librarians of the Gerstein Science information Centre regarding systematic reviews, scoping reviews and other types of knowledge syntheses:
|Systematic or scoping reviews for course-work & thesis/dissertation||Systematic or scoping reviews for research & publication (i.e. not for coursework or thesis/dissertation)|
1. Consultation Service
Use this guide to understand the methodology behind the search strategy.
To learn how to effectively construct comprehensive search strategies, please consult Searching the Literature: s Guide to Comprehensive Searching in the Health Sciences
1. Knowledge Synthesis Service
A librarian will join your team and:
Submit a request for this service to firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Consultation Service
Objectives of this guide:
Registration now open for new workshop series:
Strategies for Systematic, Scoping, or Other Comprehensive Searches of Literature
June 16, 23, 30 1-3pm
Are you struggling to start your systematic or scoping review? Want to improve your research process by searching more effectively and efficiently?
Take your research to the next level with our new 3-part workshop series, Strategies for Systematic, Scoping, or Other Comprehensive Searches of Literature.
You are welcome to take one or all three workshops*:
PART 2: Beyond MEDLINE: Translating Search Strategies for Knowledge Syntheses (June 23, 1-3pm)
PART 3: Going Grey and Supplementary Search Techniques (June 30, 1-3pm)
Open to all graduate students and faculty engaged in health science research.
REGISTRATION & MORE INFO: http://uoft.me/gersteinworkshop
*Note: Attendees of all three sessions will receive GPS (Graduate Professional Skills) credit from the School of Graduate Studies.
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