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The difficulties of systematic reviews

Westgate, Martin J; Lindenmayer, David B


The need for robust evidence to support conservation actions has driven the adoption of systematic approaches to research synthesis in ecology. However, applying systematic review to complex or open questions remains challenging, and this task is becoming more difficult as the quantity of scientific literature increases. We drew on the science of linguistics for guidance as to why the process of identifying and sorting information during systematic review remains so labor intensive, and to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology
DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12890
Access Rights: Open Access
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