Does Banner Provide (Systematic) Review Services?


Yes!  Banner Librarians provide Review services and support, with some limitations.  Please read the following information and complete the form (below) for librarian-assisted support.

The library requires reasonable lead time and expectations for completion of these projects. A typical review, or evidence-synthesis project, including Scoping, Systematic or other types of reviews, may require 12-18 months and a team to complete.  If you are new to this research, please read the University of Arizona Systematic Review & Evidence Synthesis Information Guide.

Prior to taking on an evidence-synthesis project, take time to prepare answers to some of the following questions:

  1. What type of review are you pursuing? (Scoping? Narrative? Systematic?) See linked articles to learn more about review types
  2. Have you established a project team? What are their roles?
  3. How much time have you dedicated to the completion of a (Systematic or other type of) Review? Article of note: Meeting the Family: Exploring Review Types and Associated Information Retrieval Requirements (2019)
  4. What is your desired timeline?
  5. Do you have resourcing, i.e. funding, time (6 months to 1 year), and software?
  6. Have you done any searching on your own? *If yes, please provide an example study that illustrates the type of information you seek
  7. Have you completed a draft protocol?
  8. Do you plan to use Covidence, systematic review management software? If so, please complete the covidence request form. Once you complete the form, please view this FAQ to get started.

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  • Complete a Review Request Form - *Please note: incomplete requests will need to be resubmitted and will be placed at end of the queue
  • Last Updated Apr 11, 2024
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