Once you’ve used this guide and the Guide to Comprehensive Searching and still have questions, you can book a research consultation if you need further help with searching. Librarians at Gerstein can teach you strategies to:
Finding What Works in Health Care: Standards for Systematic Reviews
Institute of Medicine (IOM), 2011
Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions
Cochrane Collaboration, 2011
Systematic Reviews: CRD's guidance for undertaking reviews in health care
Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (University of York)
Campbell Collaboration Policies and Guidelines Series
Systematic reviews of social interventions
JBI Reviewers Manual
Joanna Briggs Institute guide to conducting JBI systematic reviews
Arksey, H., & O'Malley, L. (2005). Scoping studies: Towards a methodological framework. International Journal of Social Research Methodology: Theory and Practice, 8(1), 19-32. doi:10.1080/1364557032000119616
Colquhoun, H. L., Levac, D., O'Brien, K. K., Straus, S., Tricco, A. C., Perrier, L., . . . Moher, D. (2014). Scoping reviews: Time for clarity in definition, methods, and reporting. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology,67(12), 1291-1294. doi:10.1016/j.jclinepi.2014.03.013
A guideline to standardize the reporting of scoping reviews – Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis extension for Scoping Reviews (PRISMA-ScR) is currently in process.
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