Librarians ensure better reporting of systematic review strategies (what we always knew surely…..)

Most research is only as good as it is reproducible – yes, I can cure cancer, but if you can’t cure cancer on the basis of what I’ve told you I did, then you might start to doubt I can actually cure cancer.

The same goes for systematic reviews – they’re only as reliable as the amount of detail published about the methodology. If the reporting of the process is full of holes, readers might reasonably doubt the conclusions, and certainly wont be able to re-run the searches in order to update the results in the future.

Librarians to the rescue:”Librarian co-authors correlated with higher quality reported search strategies in general internal medicine systematic reviews


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