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Systematic Reviews

General procedures to help guide researchers through the elements of a systematic review

Workflow Management Tools

There are a variety of software programs available that are designed to manage your entire systematic review from start to finish. Best to think about how you will manage this workflow from the very beginning. This workflow includes developing your research question, registering your review in Propsero, to managing the article review process for an entire team of reviewers, all the while, following PRISMA guidelines enabling researchers to export their PRISMA flow diagram at the end of the process. 

Review Management Software

Order of appearance is in no way an endorsement of one over the other.

Citation and Deduplication Management Tools

In addition to the aforementioned review management software, it's useful to use a citation management tool to help you organize publications, deduplicate records, and quickly create in-text citations as you write and reference lists.