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Novel Opportunities in ReViews and Evidence GEneration (NORVEGE)


Dato: 04.05.2018; Tidspunkt: 08:30 - 16:30

Sted: OsloMet, Pilestredet 46, rom PA311


08:30               Registration


A.m. - Systematic Review Essentials for Librarians (the Original Version)


08:45               Welcome and Introduction to the Course (Plenary)

09:00               Systematic Reviews – Why and When? (Plenary)

09:20               Scoping and Developing the Review Protocol (Practical Demonstration)

                         PubMed PubReminer



                         PubMed Clinical Queries


                         PRISMA-P Checklist

                         Scenario - Using PubMed Reminer

                         Crib - Using PubMed Reminer

09:40               Subject Searching in Support of Systematic Reviews (Practical)

                         ISSG Search Filters 

                         SURE Info

                         Worksheet - Sentinel articles

                         Crib - Sentinel Articles


10:30 -10:50    Refreshments


10:50               Complementary/Supplementary Searching in Support of Systematic Reviews (Practical)

                         Sample Worksheet - Selecting search methods and approaches.docx



11:40               Document Delivery, Data Management and Reference Management (Worked Examples)

12:00               Standards for Reporting Systematic Reviews (Plenary)

                        EQUATOR Network 


                         PRISMA Flow Diagram







12:30               Lunch Break


P.m. – Equipping ourselves for Systematic Review Roles (the Extended Remix)


13:15               Planning and Managing Systematic Reviews (Scenarios)


                         SR Toolbox

                         Scenario - Problem Solving Scenarios.docx

                         Crib - Problem Solving.docx

13:45               Study Selection and Data Extraction (Practical)

                         Study Selection Form

                         Crib - Study Selection_2018.docx

                         Data Extraction Form

                         Article - Acrobat

                         Article - Word

14:30               Quality Assessment and Synthesis (Practical)

                         Quality Assessment Form

                         Worksheet - Data Synthesis.docx


15:00 – 15:20 Refreshments


15:20               Preparing the Systematic Review Report (Scenarios)


                         PRISMA Flow Diagram

                         PRISMA Diagram Generator

16:00               Acquiring Systematic Review Skills – Some Development Strategies (Plenary and Self- Assessment)

                         Skills Assessment Form

                         Overview of Skills

16:20               Take Home Messages and Evaluation (Plenary)

16:30               Concludes

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course participants should be able to:

  • Identify the key stages of the systematic review process
  • Understand the importance of scoping and be able to develop a review protocol
  • Describe methods for conducting topic and supplementary literature searches specifically for a systematic review
  • Plan and manage the systematic review process
  • Apply inclusion criteria to identify relevant studies
  • Plan critical appraisal of evidence using standardised quality checklists
  • Develop a data extraction form and extract relevant data from reported studies
  • Select appropriate methods of evidence synthesis and be able to describe and summarise key results
  • Be familiar with good practice in reporting of systematic reviews
  • Identify needs for further professional development in systematic reviews and how to meet them


Course developed and devised by Andrew Booth, School of Health & Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield (A.Booth@sheffield.ac.uk)




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