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Systematic and systematic-like review toolkit

Toolkit of resources to support researchers in the development of systematic and systematic-like reviews

Review process steps

This toolkit is structured around 5 stages in the review process.  

Refer to the following steps to determine which stage you are up to. You can navigate to these steps via the menu on the left.

1. Formulating the research question

2. Developing the search

3. Selection / screening articles

4. Appraisal of articles

5. Synthesis, writing and publishing


Work your way through each step of the review process and select the most relevant tools in each stage for your review type.

By following these steps, you will be able to clearly define your research question, plan and evaluate your search and determine your publishing plan.