Basics of Systematic Reviews

Choosing Sources to Search

Select the databases most relevant to your search question or discipline.

  • Consult with your Subject Librarian
  • Be comprehensive and interdisciplinary if necessary
  • Consider options for databases outside UTSA subscriptions
    • Collaborators, adjuncts, alumni access, & etc.
  • Check what databases related SRs have used
  • Database features
    • Advanced searching, proximity, subject headings/thesauri, exporting
  • Consult with your Subject Librarian!