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Systematic Review Services

Find information regarding the systematic review process and how to get assistance from the UCI Libraries

The Process

Contact the UCI Libraries Systematic Review Team by emailing us at SRTeam

Consultations with a librarian

The UCI Libraries - A librarian will meet with you to identify the feasibility of your project and give you basic steps to follow to get you started with your project. Prior to meeting with the librarian you must complete the systematic review survey available on the start here page under the introduction to systematic reviews tab.

  • Discuss types of reviews
  • Define research question
  • Scoping the literature
  • Selection of Resources

Developing the Study

  • Inclusion/exclusion Criteria
  • Developing the protocol


  • Selection of terminology
  • Developing search strategies

Searching the literature

  • Biomedical databases
  • Grey literature