DEVELOPING SEARCH STRATEGIES FOR SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS
VIDEO: Introduction to the Resources - and to your Research Librarians (9:08) Recorded 2022
VIDEO: PSYCINFO (Ovid) Search (40.22) (Recorded 2022) (if you are time poor? - at least watch this one!)
VIDEO: Developing search terms (4:17) (Recorded 2020)
VIDEO: Preliminary Scoping search (7:19) (Recorded 2020)
VIDEO: Finding more terms for the Concept Grid (5:43) (Recorded 2020)
VIDEO: MEDLINE (Ovid) Search (12:35) (Recorded 2020)
ENGAGE: Jane Van Balen and Medwenna Buckland will be attending your lecture on Friday 28 July 2023. Please have your questions ready to ask!
Aromataris, E., & Riitano, D. (2014). Systematic Reviews: Constructing a Search Strategy and Searching for Evidence. AJN The American Journal of Nursing, 114(5), 49-56. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000446779.99522.f6
Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Version 6.3 Technical Supplement to Chapter 4: Searching for and selecting studies https://training.cochrane.org/technical-supplement-chapter-4-searching-and-selecting-studies-v63
Inclusion and Exclusion criteria (specific parameters of the topic)
Meline, T. (2006). Selecting studies for systemic review: inclusion and exclusion criteria. Contemporary issues in communication science and disorders, 33(Spring), 21-27.
Page, M. J., McKenzie, J. E., Bossuyt, P. M., Boutron, I., Hoffmann, T. C., Mulrow, C. D., … Moher, D. (2021). The PRISMA 2020 statement: an updated guideline for reporting systematic reviews. BMJ (Online), 372, n71–n71. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n71
Screening the results
Polanin, J. R., Pigott, T. D., Espelage, D. L., & Grotpeter, J. K. (2019). Best practice guidelines for abstract screening large‐evidence systematic reviews and meta‐analyses. Research Synthesis Methods, 10(3), 330-342
Using EndNote to assist screening process
Writing up the Systematic Review
Harris, Joshua D, Quatman, Carmen E, Manring, MM, Siston, Robert A, & Flanigan, David C. (2014). How to Write a Systematic Review. The American Journal of Sports Medicine., 42(11), 2761-2768.
The following videos are selected from OVID training (some very detailed)
The final link is a guide from University College London
Systematic Reviews (SRs) aim to find and evaluate all studies, published and unpublished, relevant to a research question. They use systematic methods to minimise bias and they also use transparent methods that allow for replication and verification.