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Systematic Review

Resources for conducting a systematic review research.

Table of Contents

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Welcome to the UMD Libraries!

This research guide provides resources for conducting a systematic review of the literature from start to finish.

Table of Contents

1. Library Help

2. What is a Systematic Review?

3. Steps of a Systematic Review

This section includes:

  • A description of seven stages of the research process
  • Tools and templates to manage and organize your findings.

4. Framing a Research Question

This section includes a table with 20 different frameworks for developing a research question.


5. Developing a Search Strategy

6. Searching the Literature

7. Managing the Process

8. Publishing your Systematic Review

This section includes information on finding appropriate journals and the Libraries' Open Access Publishing Fund.