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Structured Review Service: Choosing a Review Type

Which Review Quiz

More Information on Review Types

To read more about different types of reviews, please consult the links below.

Where to find other reviews/syntheses:

Seminal Articles on Reviews

Grant, M.J., Booth, A. (June 2009). A typology of reviews: an analysis of 14 review types and associated methodologies. Health Information Library Journal, 26(2):91-108. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-1842.2009.00848.x. Review. PubMed PMID: 19490148.

Arksey, H., & O'Malley, L. (2005). Scoping studies: towards a methodological frameworkInternational Journal of Social Research Methodology, 8(1), 19-32. doi:10.1080/1364557032000119616

Sutton, A., Clowes, M., Preston, L., Booth, A. (2019). Meeting the review family: exploring review types and associated information retrieval requirements. Health Information and Libraries Journal, 36(3), 202-222.

Peters, Micah D.J., Marnie, C., Tricco, A.C., Pollock, D., Munn, Z., Alexander, L., McInerney, P., Godfrey, C.M., Khalil, H. (Oct 2020). Updated methodological guidance for the conduct of scoping reviews, JBI Evidence Synthesis,18 (10), 2119-2126. doi: 10.11124/JBIES-20-00167 

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