What You'll Learn

Our November 2020 workshop will be conducted fully online via Zoom.

With its mix of online and in-person instruction, you should expect to leave the workshop with a solid foundation of the systematic review process, effective methods for conducting and communicating about  systematic reviews, and concrete strategies to demonstrate your expertise at your institution. 

This course will cover:

  • The basics of a systematic review — study types and methodologies
  • Librarian roles on systematic review teams
  • Selecting databases and developing search strategies
  • Grey literature resources and considerations
  • Data management, documentation, and writing for publication
  • Strategies to establish your presence and expertise at your home institution

By the end of the course, you should be able to identify:

  • Resources for published literature
  • Resources for grey literature and unpublished studies
  • Techniques for constructing thorough and replicable searches
  • Techniques for data management and reporting
  • Benefits and barriers to librarian participation on a systematic review team

You’ll also have the opportunity to develop an action plan to establish yourself as a recognized resource for systematic review expertise at your home institution. 

About the instructors

The systematic reviews workshop is taught by Emily Ginier, Kate Saylor, and Whitney Townsend, informationists at the Taubman Health Sciences Library.

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