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Systematic Reviews

Specialised advice for planning, researching and writing Systematic Reviews.

Does your review meet the grade?

Systematic Reviewlution is a living review compiling evidence of where published systematic reviews are not being done well. Their framework of problems groups evidence according to the links below.

Registering and publishing protocols

It is a good idea to register the protocol in a publicly accessible way as this will also help avoid other people starting a review on the same topic.

Protocol registry sites

Journals publishing protocols

Below are some examples of journals that publish protocols. Check the aims, scope and author guidelines for journals to find more.

Publishing your review

Below are a few examples of journals that publish systematic and similar types of reviews. Many research journals also publish different types of reviews.

To find more journals check the aims, scope and author guidelines for journals you wish to publish in or conduct a search of the journal to see if they include articles of that type.

When considering publishing your review also consider more general aspects of publishing your work, such as your publishing strategy and choice of sources to publish in. The link below to the JCU Library guide on publishing provides more general guidance on publishing your research

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