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Systematic Review Support


Swansea Bay Libraries & Knowledge Services staff may contribute their expertise to systematic review project teams. The contributions of a Librarian include:


To have a Librarian join your project team please follow these steps:

  1. Consider if a systematic review is the right approach for your project. Things to consider here and Systematic Reviews FAQs*

  2. Review and complete our Memorandum of Understanding & Application Form

  3. Complete a written protocol for registration with PROSPERO


Alternative methods of support:

Training- If you wish to conduct a systematic search yourself we can provide training in advanced literature searching please see our Training and Guides Section

Books- We also have a large number of resources regarding systematic review methodology please see our Library Catalogue

e-Learning- Swansea Bay UHB now has access to Cochrane Interactive Learning: Conducting an Intervention Review to support researchers undertaking systematic reviews.

A new, online, introductory training course on how to conduct a systematic review of interventions. Over 15 hours of self-directed learning on searching, risk of bias, meta-analysis, GRADE and the complete systematic review process, developed by world-leading experts in systematic review methods.

For further information and to obtain an access code please contact your local library


*Produced by Ramona Naicker, Northern Care Alliance, November 2022.