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Knowledge Synthesis Guide
Synthesizing knowledge assures that research is transparent and reproducible, qualities that are necessary to assess bias and reduce duplicative research.
Literature Search Reporting: Using PRISMA-S to Improve Transparency & Reproducibility
Can your readers reproduce your literature search? The literature search is the core methodology for a systematic review. Transparency and reproducibility are necessary to assess bias and reduce duplicative research. However, estimates of search “reproducibility” of a search range from .004% to 14% of published systematic reviews. PRISMA-S, which builds on the PRISMA reporting guideline, was created to help librarians, information specialists, and systematic reviewers transparently report searches.
Familiarity with health science databases and Systematic Reviews as a publication type
Melissa Rethlefsen, MSLIS, AHIP
University of New Mexico and Ana Patricia Ayala, MISt, Gerstein Science Information Centre, University of Toronto
March 3, 2021
Parts of a systematic review include preliminary steps, data collection, managing data, selecting studies and reporting. In this workshop, you will learn about the standards which govern literature search reporting. Please complete this pre-assessment. Thank you.