STEP 1: Framing the Question & Scope
STEP 2: Organizing the sources using a citation manager (Endnote/Mendeley)
STEP 3: Crafting the search strategies to identify relevant databases and publications
STEP 4: Assessing the quality of the papers retrieved
STEP 5: Summarizing the evidence
STEP 6: Interpreting the findings
STEP 7: Writing and publishing the paper
Preliminary assessment of potential size and scope of available research literature.
Scoping reviews allow the investigator the opportunity to review the literature landscape and determine whether or not a more comprehensive review is feasible (too much or too few publications).
May lead to change of research question, focus, or scope.
- - - your librarian is committed to collaborating and supporting the following systematic literature review tasks: