Resource List

Table of Contents

General resources

Tools, software and platforms

Selecting type of review

Critical appraisal (and reviewing qualitative research)

Guidelines and standards

Protocol templates

Inclusion/exclusion criteria

Library evidence synthesis services, workshops and outreach

The reference interview

Searching and translating

Communities and support for evidence synthesis

Documentation

 

General resources

Zotero Library

https://www.zotero.org/groups/2418750/evidence_synthesis_articles/library

 

Cornell’s Evidence Synthesis LibGuide

https://guides.library.cornell.edu/evidence-synthesis/service

 

Disciplinary norms: Characteristics of systematic reviews in the social sciences: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2021.102396

 

Foster, M., Jewell, S., & Ebrary, Inc. (2017). Assembling the pieces of a systematic review : A guide for librarians (Medical Library Association books). Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield. https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781442277014/Assembling-the-Pieces-of-a-Systematic-Review-A-Guide-for-Librarians

 

Introduction to Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – MOOC from Johns Hopkins

https://www.coursera.org/learn/systematic-review

 

Planning Worksheet for Structured Literature Reviews

https://osf.io/ezqpd/

 

Airtable for Systematic Search Tracking at the University of Michigan (tools and recorded webinar)

https://guides.lib.umich.edu/TaubmanTalks/AirtableSR

Tools, software and platforms

SR Toolbox

http://systematicreviewtools.com/

Selecting type of review

Cornell University Library Review Decision Tree

https://cornell.app.box.com/s/tfgvuicvsn9s58g7c0akxh0cmcuifbbo 

 

Guiding questions for research question development

https://osf.io/zn3md/

 

What review is right for you

https://whatreviewisrightforyou.knowledgetranslation.net/  

 

Grant, M.J. and Booth, A. (2009), A typology of reviews: an analysis of 14 review types and associated methodologies. Health Information & Libraries Journal, 26: 91-108. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-1842.2009.00848.x

Critical appraisal (and reviewing qualitative research)

Joanna Briggs Institute Critical Appraisal Tools

https://jbi.global/critical-appraisal-tools

 

Book on qualitative meta synthesis, including validation

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/793372731

 

Quality Assessment and Risk of Bias Tool Repository

https://osf.io/ws824/

 

Temple University list of critical appraisal tools

Guidelines and standards

PRISMA

http://www.prisma-statement.org/

 

PRISMA-P (for protocols)

http://prisma-statement.org/Extensions/

 

ROSES

https://www.roses-reporting.com/

 

MOOSE

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/192614

 

An integrative framework for planning and conducting Non-Intervention, Reproducible, and Open Systematic Reviews (NIRO-SR)

https://osf.io/preprints/metaarxiv/8gu5z/

 

Joanna Briggs Institute Manual

https://jbi-global-wiki.refined.site/space/MANUAL

 

Campbell MECCIR

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/page/journal/18911803/homepage/author-guidelines

 

Cochrane MECIR

https://community.cochrane.org/mecir-manual

 

PRISMA-S (Search Extension)

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-020-01542-z

 

PRISMA-ScR (Scoping Review Extension)

http://www.prisma-statement.org/Extensions/ScopingReviews

 

Equator Network

https://www.equator-network.org/

 

For Software Engineering

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infsof.2008.09.009

Protocol templates

Evidence synthesis protocol template

https://osf.io/zwd6n/

 

Inclusive Systematic Review Registration Form

https://osf.io/preprints/metaarxiv/3nbea/

Inclusion/exclusion criteria

A handout on common inclusion/exclusion criteria: https://unimelb.libguides.com/sysrev/inclusion-exclusion-criteria

Library evidence synthesis services, workshops and outreach

Intake form from University of Minnesota: https://www.lib.umn.edu/services/systematic-reviews-request

 

Intake form from Cornell University:

https://www.library.cornell.edu/services/evidence-synthesis#form

 

Cornell’s tiers of service:

https://www.library.cornell.edu/services/evidence-synthesis/how-librarians-can-help

 

University of Victoria tiers of service

https://libguides.uvic.ca/systematic_reviews_how_to_guide/support

 

Upcoming webinar on AirTable for SR project management

https://guides.lib.umich.edu/TaubmanTalks/AirtableSR

 

A Model for Developing and Implementing a Systematic Review Service for Disciplines outside of the Health Sciences

https://journals.ala.org/index.php/rusq/article/view/6837/9202

 

SR workshop series lesson plans at U Calgary

https://prism.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/112307

 

Cornell has done a couple of university-wide introductory workshops. One recording: https://vod.video.cornell.edu/media/The+Nuts+%26+Bolts+of+Systematic+Reviews/1_4b3s8pl5

 

Workshop descriptions:

https://libcal.uvic.ca/event/3653723

https://libcal.uvic.ca/event/3653724

https://libcal.uvic.ca/event/3653725

The reference interview

Systematic review timeline

https://libguides.massgeneral.org/c.php?g=651077&p=4565528#s-lg-box-14254396

 

Negotiating co-authorship: ICMJE Authorship guidelines

http://www.icmje.org/recommendations/browse/roles-and-responsibilities/defining-the-role-of-authors-and-contributors.html

 

OER for grad students:

https://pressbooks.library.ryerson.ca/graduatereviews/

 

Planning Worksheet for Structured Literature Reviews

https://osf.io/ezqpd/

Searching and translating

Search translation guide

https://libguides.uvic.ca/ld.php?content_id=36113610

 

Date filters for updating searches

https://libraryguides.mcgill.ca/knowledge-syntheses/updating

 

Cochrane syntax translation guide: https://epoc.cochrane.org/sites/epoc.cochrane.org/files/public/uploads/Resources-for-authors2017/database_syntax_guide.pdf

 

Low and Middle Income Countries search filters

https://epoc.cochrane.org/lmic-filters

 

Some more geographic filters: https://sites.google.com/a/york.ac.uk/issg-search-filters-resource/home/geography?authuser=0

 

Search filters vs. Search hedge

http://eahil-test.journals.ed.ac.uk/ojs/index.php/JEAHIL/article/download/95/99/

 

Big directory of subject specific repositories can be searched here:

https://www.re3data.org/

 

Open DOAR: Directory of Open Access Repositories

https://v2.sherpa.ac.uk/opendoar/

 

Language for addressing antiquated, non-standard, exclusionary, and potentially offensive terms in evidence syntheses and systematic searches

https://dx.doi.org/10.7302/6408

Communities and support for evidence synthesis

ACRL Evidence Synthesis Methods SIG

https://www.ala.org/acrl/acr-igsrrm

 

Evidence Synthesis Hackathon

https://www.eshackathon.org/

 

Campbell Collaboration and other association collaborators host periodic events called What Works Global Summit.

https://www.campbellcollaboration.org/news-and-events/events/past-colloquia/wwgs2020.html

 

International Conference on Grey Literature

www.textrelease.com/gl2022conference.html

 

Mentorship program link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1igPyTojsFqd5d8gnNmUXLQmC0lVl3XuOVJrJOg_U1E4/edit?usp=sharing

 

Medical Library Association Expert Searching Listserv https://pss.mlanet.org/mailman/listinfo/expertsearching_pss.mlanet.org

 

Documentation

Project management task sheet for evidence synthesis projects:

https://osf.io/qd5jf/

 

Search result numbers and deduplication tracking sheet (for use with Covidence).

https://osf.io/k8gua/

 

PRISMA examples document https://prisma-statement.org/documents/PRISMA_2020_examples.pdf

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