BLC Business Librarianship Speaker Series: Systematic reviews in Business/Management

Friday, November 12, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

In this interactive 90-minute workshop, we will cover an introduction to the systematic review process, with a focus on the steps of question formulation, protocol development, searching for studies, and study selection. The session will also cover guidelines and standards, tools and software, and comprehensive searching in EBSCO Business Source Complete database.

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By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the steps undertaken when conducting a systematic review
  • Formulate a narrow focused review question
  • Determine which databases/sources to search for a given systematic review question
  • Create a comprehensive search in Business Source Complete database
  • Differentiate between and describe the purpose of conducting and reporting guidelines
  • Describe the two stages of screening


About the Presenter:

Dr. Zahra Premji is a Health Research Librarian at the University of Victoria Libraries, in Victoria, BC. Prior to this role, she was a business librarian at the University of Calgary where she developed her competencies in evidence synthesis for Business/Management. She has designed and delivered numerous workshops on systematic reviews to both discipline specific (Medicine, Social Work, Business) and general audiences, including 2 co-facilitated highly attended workshops at Academy of Management conferences in 2020 and 2021. She has also collaborated and co-authored systematic reviews in both business and medicine and has co-instructed a graduate level course on systematic reviews.


About the BLC Business Librarianship Speaker Series:

The Business Series is organized by Business COI member Alison Messier (UMass Amherst) and Co-Chairs Edward Junhao Lim (UConn) and Wendy Pothier (UNH), with financial support from the BLC Innovation Fund. To see the full list of presenters and topics, visit the Series webpage.