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Resources and networking for those who conduct or interpret meta-analyses related to any phenomenon that is gauged in multiple studies.

Finding Relevant Literature


Finding Relevant Literature

Techniques and tips for finding the most relevant published or unpublished (gray) studies that examine a given phenomenon and that may serve as the data for a meta-analysis.

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Latest Activity: Feb 7, 2017

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Methodology bibliography: Literature searching and related topics

(I'm posting similar info about my bibliography to other groups as well.  This seems more useful than making one general post somewhere on this site, because different topics and issues are relevant…Continue

Tags: bibliography, methodology, trial registry, grey literature, reference database

Started by Adam Hafdahl Nov 6, 2012.

Peer-reviewed null-results journals 1 Reply

I know we all search for gray literature on listservs, in dissertation databases, and through direct emails to colleagues who are engaged in the type of work we include. But, it has recently come to…Continue

Started by Becky Ferrer. Last reply by bengt brorsson Mar 26, 2012.

Important discussions 3 Replies

My aim is to review important discussion on meta-analysis. It includes discussions of missing article,  missed sub-group analyses agreement/disagremment between meta-analyses, and between…Continue

Started by bengt brorsson. Last reply by Blair T. Johnson Feb 24, 2012.

What are the best full-text databases? 3 Replies

Meta-analyses often need to find relevant studies whose abstracts don't report key information in standardized databases. Example:…Continue

Tags: reporting bias, fugitive literature, full text, literature search

Started by Blair T. Johnson. Last reply by Blair T. Johnson Dec 16, 2011.



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