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Systematic Reviews

A guide directing researchers on the systematic review process. Layout based on Doing a Systematic Review: A Student's Guide, 2nd Edition, by Angela Boland, M. Gemma Cherry, and Rumona Dickson.

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References

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Boland, A., Cherry, M.G., & Dickson, R. (Eds.). (2017). Doing a systematic review: A student's guide, 2nd edition. SAGE Publishing.

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