Reference checking for systematic reviews using Endnote

Wichor M. Bramer

Abstract


In searches for systematic reviews, it is recommended that authors review references from the reference lists of retrieved relevant reviews for possible additional, relevant references. This process can be time consuming, since there often is overlap between the references lists and the lists contain references that were already retrieved in the initial searches. The author proposes a method in which EndNote is used in combination with the Scopus or Web of Science databases to semi-automatically download these references into an existing EndNote library.

Keywords


Review Literature as Topic; Databases, Bibliographic; Information Storage and Retrie

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/jmla.2018.489

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