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Research & Engagement Librarian Hosting Series of Systematic Reviews Workshops

Sept. 3, 2019

Research & Engagement librarian Vedana Vaidhyanathan, MSLS, is hosting a series of workshops to help students of all backgrounds learn more about the systematic review process. The workshops are offered primarily on Saturday mornings and Thursday evenings to accommodate students' busy schedules. Workshop descriptions and dates for Fall 2019 are:

Do I really Need a Systematic Review? An Introduction

This workshop will examine the different types of review articles and will help you decide if you need to conduct a systematic review or a different type of review.

Dates: Saturday September 7, 9am

Thursday September 19, 6:30pm

Systematic Reviews for Social Sciences

This workshop will examine the differences between social sciences and medical sciences when it comes to systematic reviews and will teach the basics for how to conduct one for the social sciences. Examples will come from Social Work and Anthropology.

Date: Thursday September 26, 6:30pm

Systematic Reviews in Five Parts: An In-depth Workshop Series

This series of workshops will walk you through the five major parts of creating a systematic review from idea to article. The workshops build on each other so it is recommended you attend all of them in the series.


Part 1: Saturday September 7, 10am

Part 2: Saturday September 21, 10am

Part 3: Saturday October 5, 10am

Part 4: Saturday October 19, 10am

Part 5: Saturday November 2, 10am

All workshops will take place in the Jones Library in Jones 105

Registration is now open and available at the Library Workshops page:

If you have any questions or would like a tutorial, please contact Vedana at