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Systematic Reviews: Standards, Manuals, & Training

This guide provides information and resources which may be helpful when undertaking a systematic review or other type of knowledge synthesis.

Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis Standards

Systematic reviews and meta-analyses should be viewed as study methodologies. These methods have been developed to address specific, answerable questions (usually clinical). Published systematic reviews and meta-analyses adhere to standards established and published by several international organizations.1

Organizations

References & Recommended Reading

1.          Fox ZE, Williams AM, Blasingame MN, et al. Why equating all evidence searches to systematic reviews defies their role in information seeking. J Med Libr Assoc. 2019;107(4):613-617.