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Systematic Review Service at the NIH Library

We are pleased to introduce the Systematic Review Service at the NIH Library. Our Librarians are available to guide you through your entire systematic review process, from development of your research question through fully understanding the search process, screening, data abstraction, and manuscript writing. For more information about the Systematic Review Service, or to schedule a consultation, please see the NIH Library Systematic Review Service page.

The NIH Library is offering a series of webinars focused on the systematic review process to help you get started. Click on the links below for more information and to register for the classes.

An Introduction to the Systematic Review Process
June 6, 12:00–1:00 p.m.
An introduction to the systematic review process including protocol and research question development, literature searching, citation and data management, screening and data extraction, and writing.

Systematic Reviews: Types of Reviews and Literature Searching
June 14, 1:00–2:00 p.m.
This is the introductory class of a 3-part webinar series in which NIH Library staff provide a deeper examination into systematic reviews. This one-hour webinar focuses on the different types of systematic reviews and their approaches, protocol creation, scope definition, and methods for conducting a systematic search of the literature for your research question.

Screening Best Practices and Managing Your Data for Systematic Reviews
June 19, 12:00–1:00 p.m.
An overview of what to do after you have written your protocol, finalized your research question, and mapped out your literature search. This webinar provides an overview of how to establish your inclusion and exclusion criteria, and how to screen and collect data from relevant studies. This is the second class in a 3-part webinar series on the systematic review process.

Getting Your Systematic Review Written and Published
June 26, 12:00–1:00 p.m.
It is time to get your systematic review written, edited, and submitted for publication. Attend this webinar to ensure that you have followed all appropriate reporting guidelines and standards for conducting your systematic review, and receive helpful suggestions on how to structure your manuscript and select an appropriate journal for its submission. An overview of the various systematic review reporting guidelines and standards will be provided. This is the third class in a 3-part webinar series on the systematic review process.

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