from: Undertaking systematic reviews of research on effectiveness: CRD's guidance for those carrying out or commissioning reviews. CRD Report 4 (2nd edition). March 2001. http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/crd/report4.htm
A systematic review should include the preferred reporting items for systematic reviews and meta-analyses (http://www.prisma-statement.org/PRISMAStatement/PRISMAStatement)
A systematic review is a research method, just as interviews or surveys are research methods. The key difference is whether you are collecting and analysing your own primary data, or performing a review of already published research and grey literature.
For systematic reviewing in the field of education, EPPI-Centre is the place to start:
The Campbell Collaboration shares the commitment of The Cochrane Collaboration (healthcare) to high standards for the conduct of systematic reviews. You can search for examples in the field of education in their free online library.
Please contact us if you would like any help with your research. We offer help with:
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It is common practice to use Excel and Reference Management Software to manage systematic reviews.
The EPPI Centre have created specific software for systematic reviewing which individuals can subscribe to (the cost is not prohibitive).
There is also free alternative: Rayyan http://rayyan.qcri.org/
Covidence is an alternative online software you can pay for: Covidence