During this step, you will use the inclusion and exclusion criteria you developed to remove any irrelevant studies from your results. Typically, this screening includes a first pass of titles and abstracts of articles, and a second pass wherein the full text of articles are reviewed. Explore the tools and resources below to manage these processes.
Citation management software can help you manage the large number of citations involved in evidence synthesis projects. They can assist in storing, organizing, and managing your citations, as well as identify and remove duplicate citations.
Screening tools can help manage the large number of articles that are often found with evidence synthesis projects. Remember to cite and describe any tools used in the methodology section when writing up your study.