When: Thursday, Jan 31 | 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm

Location: MTCC 206C

Days: Thursday. Event Types: Session. Sectors: Academic Libraries and Health Libraries. Subjects: Academic and Research.


Systematic and scoping reviews are well known methodologies within the health literature however these study designs are becoming more prominent in social science disciplines, including LIS research. Learn how a University of Waterloo research team developed systematic search methods to conduct a scoping review to investigate themes and trends in research consultations in academic libraries. Gain tips and techniques for creating systematic search methods including i) selecting databases, ii) constructing search strategies, iii) developing gray literature search plans, and iv) organizing references for screening.