This LibGuide outlines some of the common types of reviews including literature, systematic, and scoping reviews, and lists some ways by which University Librarians can assist in conducting such reviews.
Rayyan is a 100% free web application for semi-automated screening titles and abstracts. It helps systematic review authors perform their job in a quick, easy and enjoyable fashion. Authors create systematic reviews, collaborate on them, maintain them over time and get suggestions for article inclusion.
PredicTER is a tool for estimating how long a review will take to complete. The tool calculates the time requirements for various tasks involved in reviewing evidence, from planning and coordination to quantitative synthesis and reporting.
EPPI-Reviewer 4 is software for all types of literature review, including systematic reviews, meta-analyses, 'narrative' reviews and meta-ethnographies. Available to Cochrane authors free of charge; subscription fee for others.
Is the Joanna Briggs Institute's premier software for the systematic review of literature. It facilitates the entire review process, from protocol development, team management, study selection, critical appraisal, data extraction, data synthesis and writing a systematic review report. Essentially, it is a word processor, reference management program, statistical and qualitative data analysis program all in one easy to use web application. Free but registration is required.
A web-based tool for conducting systematic reviews. It serves as: a tool for extracting and storing information from studies; an open and searchable archive of key questions addressed in systematic reviews; and a public repository of study data.