Designing a thorough and well-documented search for your meta-analysis is challenging and requires a level of expertise beyond a traditional literature search. This guide is designed to introduce you to some important concepts, skills, and resources for systematic searching. Some of it may refresh your memory of things you already know, while some of it will be new, and all of it will help you design a more effective search strategy.
Important Tips about Library Services
Accessing library resources from off-campus:
Your NetID is your login to all library databases and for requesting materials.
In your searches, it's inevitable that you'll find references for articles you want to read that UConn doesn't have. You can get those items through our Interlibrary Services! Articles (and book chapters) can generally be obtained as PDFs in a day or so, and the service is free to you. Learn more about this service and create your ILLiad account at the link below: