Graduate students are often required to conduct a systematic review as part of their dissertation/thesis. These types of reviews differ from a typical literature review for a paper as this review must go beyond finding a few articles to reference in your paper. Instead, this review seeks to identify ALL studies that meet a set of inclusion criteria and provide an in-depth analysis of the research.
Librarians with expert searching skills are available to assist graduate students in developing effective search strategies for comprehensive reviews such as systematic reviews, scoping reviews, integrative reviews, etc.
Depending on the research question, number of databases and available librarian time, it takes around 2-3 weeks for the librarian to consult on the process.
A librarian can help you in:
To get a better sense of your project, we suggest making an appointment with a librarian.
Before your consultation, we suggest you do the following prior to the consultation: