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Brown School Library Systematic Review Resources and Services

In this guide, Brown School Library describes our available services and resources for supporting your systematic review work.

Helpful Resources

SR Project Steps

1. Develop a research question. PICO or other question framing devices can be used to clarify your question

2. Define inclusion and exclusion criteria

3. Locate studies

4. Select studies for inclusion

5. Assess quality of studies

6. Extract data

7. Analyze and present results

8. Interpret results

9. Update the review as needed

*Note: These steps are derived from the NIH presentation "Undertaking a Systematic Review: What you Need to Know". 

*Image: Retrieved from https://www.nihlibrary.nih.gov/sites/default/files/SR_Training_oct2015.pdf