Process pathway for systematic and literature reviews A chart prepared by the University of British Columbia Library listing the differences in stages and processes of literature reviews versus evidence-synthesis reviews.
Source: Yale University
Knowledge Translation Tool This tool is designed to provide guidance and supporting material to reviewers on methods for the conduct and reporting of knowledge synthesis.
What Type of Review Is Right for You? This static guide from Cornell University Library helps you in selecting the right type of review for your research project.
Which Review is Right For You? This interactive survey developed by the University of Manitoba Libraries will help you determine what type of review is suitable for your project.
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