Systematic Literature Reviews (SLR) originated in medicine and were developed in an effort to remove bias from the review process.
In order to minimise bias, the review is done by a team, using a strict protocol or methodology. This includes:
Unlike other types of reviews SLRs can be:
SLRs are useful for:
This is a short video on conducting systematic literature review.
The following video explains how a systematic review works.
Kysh, Lynn (2013): Difference between a systematic review and a literature review. figshare. Poster. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.766364.v1