The following resources will be helpful in determining the process involved in carrying out different types of reviews.
- Johanna Briggs Institute Manual for Evidence Synthesis Chapter 11: Scoping Reviews
- Arksey, H., & O'Malley, L. (2005). Scoping Studies: Towards a Methodological Framework. International Journal Of Social Research Methodology, 8(1), 19-32. doi:10.1080/1364557032000119616
- Daudt et al. (2013). Enhancing the scoping study methodology: a large, inter-professional team’s experience with Arksey and O’Malley’s framework. BMC Medical Research Methodology 13:48. doi:10.1186/1471-2288-13-48
- Levac, D., Colquhoun, H., & O'Brien, K. K. (2010). Scoping studies: Advancing the methodology. Implementation Science, 569-77. doi:10.1186/1748-5908-5-69
- Cochrane Library Interactive Learning Modules (self-directed modules on all aspects of developing a Cochrane systematic review)
- Systematic Reviews: CRD’s guidance for undertaking reviews in health care A straightforward guide to undertaking a systematic review produced by the University of York Centre for Reviews and Dissemination.
- The Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Membership in a Cochrane Review Group is required for access to v.5.2, but v. 5.1 is accessible to all and can provide guidance for those wishing to do a rigorous systematic review even if it is not conducted under the auspices of Cochrane.
- Joanna Briggs Reviewers' Manual.
- Shenkin, S. D., Harrison, J. K., Wilkinson, T., Dodds, R. M., & Ioannidis, J. A. (2017). Systematic reviews: guidance relevant for studies of older people. Age & Ageing, 46(5), 722-728. doi:10.1093/ageing/afx105
- Butler, A., Hall, H., & Copnell, B. (2016). A guide to writing a qualitative systematic review protocol to enhance evidence-based practice in nursing and health care. Worldviews On Evidence-Based Nursing, 13(3), 241-249. doi:10.1111/wvn.12134
- Methodological Standards for the Conduct of new Cochrane Intervention Reviews.
- PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews & Meta-Analyses.
- STROBE Statement (Strengthening the reporting of observational studies in epidemiology)
Integrative/Mixed Methods Reviews
- Sandelowski, M., & Barroso, Julie. (2007). Handbook for synthesizing qualitative research. New York: Springer.
- Saini, M. (2012). Systematic synthesis of qualitative research. New York: Oxford University Press. (Also available in print. Click here for availability.)
- Hannes, K. & Lockwood, C. (2012). Synthesizing qualitative research: Choosing the right approach. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. (Also available in print. Click here for availability.)
- Butler, A., Hall, H., & Copnell, B. (2016). A guide to writing a qualitative systematic review protocol to enhance evidence-based practice in nursing and health care. Worldviews On Evidence-Based Nursing, 13(3), 241–249. doi:10.1111/wvn.12134
- Jones, M.L. (2004). Application of systematic review methods to qualitative research: Practical issues. Journal Of Advanced Nursing, 48(3), 271–278.