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Systematic Review Workshop:  Getting started with Evidence Synthesis Reviews

Systematic Review Workshop: Getting started with Evidence Synthesis Reviews In-Person

Are you part of a systematic review team or wanting to learn more about how to conduct Systematic, Scoping, and other Evidence Synthesis Reviews? This is the first new workshop in a series taught by Countway Librarians, who work on numerous systematic and scoping reviews every year, and will focus on improving methodology and workflows for systematically conducted literature reviews.
This content is geared towards graduate students, research assistants, residents, post-docs, and faculty interested in conducting or currently participating in any of the following types of scholarship:  Scoping Reviews, Systematic Reviews, Umbrella Reviews, Rapid Reviews, Evidence Maps, and other types of literature reviews.
By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to Identify the difference in purpose and approach between different types of Evidence Synthesis Reviews, Determine when a review may be necessary (or not), Recognize different question frameworks and grasp their utility for shaping focused research questions, Locate and select conducting guidelines appropriate for the type of review they are conducting,  and Define the roles and train members of a review team.

This workshop will not cover searching techniques.

Related LibGuide: Systematic Reviews and Meta Analysis by Paul Bain

Tuesday, June 20, 2023
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Countway Floor 1: Room 102
Campus Location:
Harvard Longwood Campus
  Research Skills  

This interactive workshop will cover everything an investigator and their team needs to consider prior to undertaking a systematic review or other type of evidence synthesis review (such as an umrella, rapid, scoping, or evidence map) starting with topical analysis, selecting an appropriate question framework and refining the scope, choosing an appropriate review template, locating and using conducting guidelines, and shaping a plan for completion. 

Course will be taught by Carrie Wade, MLIS, Research & instruction librarian at Countway Library, Harvard Medical School.

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