Evidence Synthesis in the Social Sciences

This guide will give you an overview of evidence synthesis methodology and discuss relevant resources and tools.

Data extraction processes

This section of  Systematic Reviews is the Data Extraction. This process can be very comprehensive in obtaining data that needs to be evaluated and extracted from research. 

Systematic Review: Data extraction. LibGuides. (2022, November 4). Retrieved December 3, 2022, from https://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/systematic_review/data_extract

Whether you are completing a meta-analysis or conducting a literature review, or systematic review, at some point in gathering your information, you will eventually have to extract some type of data/analysis. 



Tools to assist with organizing and analyzing data:

Excell is commonly used to extract and help organize the data you collect when conducting your systematic review process

A guide to evidence synthesis: 10. Data Extraction. LibGuides. (2022, October 14). Retrieved December 4, 2022, from https://guides.library.cornell.edu/evidence-synthesis/data-extraction

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