An Introduction to Systematic Reviews by
Call Number: Davis: H62.G68 2012
Publication Date: 2012-04-04
Particularly helpful for Policy- and Social Science-related reviews as it draws on the work of the EPPI-Centre (Evidence for Policy & Practice Information-Centre) based in the Social Science Research Unit at the Institute of Education in London.
Overview of the nature, logic, diversity and process of undertaking systematic reviews as part of evidence informed decision making. Covers the full breadth of approaches to reviews from statistical meta analysis to meta ethnography. Five content sections: Approaches to reviewing, Getting started, Gathering and describing research, Appraising and synthesising data, Making use of reviews/models of research use.