Selecting Systematic Review Software on a Shoestring (Recording)

MLA is pleased to offer three webinars on systematic reviews by Margaret Foster, AHIP, and Sarah Jewell, co-editors of Assembling the Pieces of a Systematic Review: A Guide for Librarians. Join us for the second webinar in the series, Selecting Systematic Review Software on a Shoestring.

Keeping current with systematic review software and identifying the best software for a client can be difficult. Learn the pluses and minuses of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Systematic Review Data Repository (SRDR), Rayyan, and other free software for supporting systematic reviews, best practices for saving and sharing files, and how to address data and project management issues. #MLASRseries

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • describe types of software to consider when conducting reviews;
  • describe characteristics to look for in software; and
  • apply best practices to a few software products.

As a bonus, webinar participants will receive a 30% off coupon for the presenters book published with MLA, Assembling the Pieces of a Systematic Review: A Guide for Librarians.


Margaret Foster, AHIP

Margaret Foster, AHIP, is an associate professor at Texas A&M University–College Station and serves as the systematic reviews coordinator at the Medical Sciences Library. She has published twenty articles applying or describing systematic review methods and evidence based practices and has developed a popular continuing education course on systematic reviews that has trained over 300 librarians.

Sarah T. Jewell

Sarah T. Jewell is an Information and Education Librarian for Rutgers University Libraries. She has been conducting systematic reviews since 2010 and has helped launch or refine systematic review services at two institutions.

Registration Information

  • Length: 1.5 hour recorded webinar
  • Technical information: After you have registered, go to My Learning in MEDLIB-ED to access the live webinar, resources, evaluation, and certificate.
  • Register, participate, and earn 1.5 MLA continuing education (CE) contact hours.


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