Resources to help you with your systematic review

Systematic review class

Library & Research Master Class : Undertaking a systematic review Enrol via My Health Learning. 


Librarian support

NSLHD Library Systematic Review Service



NSLHD Library books on systematic reviews

Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions

Joanna Briggs Institute Reviewer's Manual covers systematic reviews of:

  • Qualitative evidence
  • Effectiveness
  • Text and opinion
  • Prevalence and incidence
  • Economic Evidence
  • Etiology and risk
  • Mixed Methods
  • Diagnostic test accuracy
  • Umbrella reviews
  • Scoping reviews



PRISMA-Protocol to develop and report your systematic review protocol.

PROSPERO International prospective register of systematic reviews.


Reporting Guidelines

Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA)



International Committee of Medical Journal Editors has recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals.



It is advised that for staff conducting research within the NSLHD the following approach should be used. See the Kolling Institute Membership Guidelines for details and examples.

1.Research Department name, Kolling Institute, Northern Sydney Local Health District, St Leonards, NSW, 2065, Australia
2.Clinical Department name, Hospital name, Northern Sydney Local Health District, Suburb, NSW, Postcode, Australia


NSLHD Staff Publications

Please contact the library to add your publications to our list of NSLHD Staff Publications.


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