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Systematic Reviews: Registering your Review

Information about completing a systematic review

Why register your review?

Stewart, L., Moher, D., & Shekelle, P. (2012). Why prospective registration of systematic reviews makes sense. Systematic Reviews, 1(7), 1-4.

Straus, S. & Moher, D. (2010). Registering systematic reviews. CMAJ, 182(1), 13-14. doi:10.1503/cmaj.081849 

Abuabara, K., van Zuuren, E. J., & Flohr, C. (2019). Why does the BJD require registration of systematic reviews and meta-anlyses? British Journal of Dermatology, 180 (2), 249-250. 


Places to Register Your Proposed Review

Both the Cochrane Collaboration and the Campbell Collaboration require you to first register a title and then submit a protocol for peer review and publication before you can publish a systematic review with them. More information is available at the following links.

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