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Systematic Reviews: A How-To Guide

Overview of systematic review steps and resources to assist researchers conducting reviews

Step 5: Register a Protocol

Register a Protocol

An evidence synthesis protocol states your rationale, hypothesis, and planned methodology.  Members of the team then use the protocol as a guide to conducting the research. It is recommended that you register your protocol prior to conducting your review. This will improve transparency and reproducibility, but will also ensure that other research teams do not duplicate efforts. 

Though not comprehensive, below is a list of registries to consider:

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