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Conducting a Scoping Review

Peters, M. D. , Marnie, C. , Tricco, A. C. , Pollock, D. , Munn, Z. , Alexander, L. , McInerney, P. , Godfrey, C. M. & Khalil, H. (2021). Updated methodological guidance for the conduct of scoping reviews. JBI Evidence Implementation, 19(1), 3–10. doi: 10.1097/XEB.0000000000000277.

Peters MDJ, Godfrey C, McInerney P, Munn Z, Tricco AC, Khalil, H. Chapter 11: Scoping Reviews (2020 version). In: Aromataris E, Munn Z (Editors). JBI Manual for Evidence Synthesis, JBI, 2020. 

Arksey H, O’Malley L. Scoping studies: Towards a methodological framework. Int J Soc Res Methodol Theory Pract. 2005;8(1):19–32. -32. doi:10.1080/1364557032000119616. (landmark article)

Levac D, Colquhoun H, O’Brien KK. Scoping studies: advancing the methodology. Implement Sci. 2010;5(1):69.

Daudt, H. M., van Mossel, C., & Scott, S. J. (2013). Enhancing the scoping study methodology: A large, inter-professional team’s experience with Arksey and O’Malley’s framework. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 13(1), 48.

Cochrane Training: Scoping reviews: what they are and how you can do them

Preparing a Scoping Review Protocol

Protocol Guidance:

Protocol Reporting:

Protocol Registration:

Reporting a Scoping Review

Tricco AC, Lillie E, Zarin W, O’Brien KK, Colquhoun H, Levac D, et al. PRISMA extension for scoping reviews (PRISMA-ScR): Checklist and explanation. Ann Intern Med. 2018;169(7):467–73.