Librarians can partner on systematic reviews. This is very time consuming work so it is critical that the Librarian is able to work closely with the review team to ensure shared understanding is established.
Searching to support the production of a systematic review is complex and time consuming - it takes weeks to months depending on the topic.
Librarians will provide you with search strategies and results as required by the 2009 PRISMA Statement for Reporting Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses of Studies That Evaluate Health Care Interventions: Explanation and Elaboration. This includes documentation of search results into the PRISMA Flow Diagram.
Steps involved include: