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BIO 498: Final Project Library Guide (Systematic Reviews) [Dr. Berry: What is a Systematic Review?

This guide will assist students with the steps for creating a solid systematic review.

Defining The Systematic Review


What is a Systematic Review?

It is a "High Level Summary"  of primary research studies

There are ordered steps: Selection, Analysis and Synthesis

Official PRISMA site 

YOU will use the guidelines for the assignment--important to follow step-by-step. 


Non-Biased approach

Taking a lot of information and then compacting it into a manageable analysis. 

Helpful YouTube Videos: 

Literature Review VS Systematic Review VS Meta-Analysis

M.I.T. LibGuide Example: Systematic Reviews

How to Write a Systematic Review