Conducting any literature search is a thoughtful and detailed process. What makes systematic searching different?
A systematic search is:
A systematic search is essential to any quality evidence synthesis project.
This guide is intended as an introduction to the principles and practices of systematic searching. It also offers guidance for systematic searching in some popular research databases. It is not comprehensive, but it should provide an excellent basis for designing and executing a systematic search.
The video below offers an introduction to the principles of systematic searching and some advice for constructing those searches.
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