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REA Guide Purpose:

Purpose: This guide provides an overview of the rapid evidence assessment process. Either use this information on your own or contact the librarian to work through the process. 


Use this workbook as a frame to work through the development of your REA project:

Search Roadmap

search roadmap: 1 establish your scope, identify databases, create a search strategy, document your search and manage results, and critical appraisal selection


Bramer, W. (2020) Systematic searching: Improving effectiveness and efficiency [Webinar]. Medical Library Association 2020 vConference.

Foster, M., Jewell, S. T. (2020) Troubleshooting systematic reviews: Refining the research question [Webinar]. Medical Library Association 2020 vConference.

Loo, J. L. (2020, August 10-14). Building users’ search skills for systematic reviews: Development of self-directed learning through qualitative synthesis of guidelines [Conference session]. Medical Library Association 2020 vConference. 

Robinson, K. A., Whitlock, E. P., O'Neil, M. E., Anderson, J. K., Hartling, L., Dryden, D. M., Butler, M., Newberry, S. J., McPheeters, M., Berkman, N. D., Lin, J. S., & Chang, S. (2014). Integration of Existing Systematic Reviews. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US).

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