New to systematic reviews?
This Subject Guide page highlights things you should consider before and while undertaking your review.
The systematic review process requires a lot of preparation, detailed searching, and analysing. It may take longer than you think to complete!
Any questions? Contact your Subject Librarian.
Please be assured that your Subject Librarian will support you as best they can.
Subject Librarians are able to show QUB students and staff undertaking any type of literature search (e.g. literature review, scoping review, systematic review) how to:
At peak periods of demand, Subject Librarians might not be able to deliver all of the above. Please contact your Subject Librarian for guidance on this.
QUB students and staff must provide Subject Librarians with a clear search topic or question, along with a selection of appropriate keywords and synonyms. Students should discuss these with their supervisor before contacting Subject Librarians.
Subject Librarians are unable to do the following for QUB students and staff:
Subject Librarians do not need to be listed as review co-authors. However, if reviewers wish to acknowledge the input of a specific Subject Librarian, they should contact the relevant Subject Librarian to ensure appropriate wording.