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Nursing Research

What is knowledge synthesis?

Click on the image to access the full guide: This guide was created to help students and faculty learn more about types of knowledge syntheses and the process of conducting them.


Excellent overview of the various reviews that exist, including a brief discussion of more traditional reviews such as Integrative reviews:

This article not only discusses the role of the librarian but also provides an excellent overview of what a scoping review is and methodological best practices:

Morris, M., Boruff, J. T., & Gore, G. (2016). Scoping reviews: establishing the role of the librarian. Journal of the Medical Library Association. 104, 346-353. doi:10.3163/1536-5050.104.4.020


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