Before collaborating with you on your systematic review project, we ask that you provide the following:
Once you have this information ready, please submit the [FORM LINK TO BE INSERTED HERE WHEN READY]. A librarian will be assigned to work with you on your project moving forward.
Once we have received your scoping review request a librarian from our team will contact you to begin the collaborative work process:
According to the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, authorship should be based on the following four criteria:
The search strategies librarians design and implement are a substantial contribution to the design of the study while the citation data we acquire and organize is a substantial acquisition of data. The written methods regarding the design of the search, resources searched, and data retrieved falls under drafting the work. We will provide any requested feedback and revisions as well as final approval of the written work. If we agree to be an author on a systematic review we will stand behind the accuracy and integrity of our role in the project.
We ask that you do not include your collaborating librarian's search methods or search strategies in a published manuscript unless they are included as an author.
If you would prefer to not include a librarian as an author we are happy to provide guidance on a scoping review search you design on your own.