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Text Mining for Search Strategy Development

Text Mining for Systematic Review Screening

Further Reading

Paynter R, Bañez LL, Berliner E, et al. EPC Methods: An Exploration of the Use of Text-Mining Software in Systematic Reviews [Internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2016 Apr. Available from:

O'Mara-Eves A, Thomas J, McNaught J, Miwa M, Ananiadou S.
Using text mining for study identification in systematic reviews: a systematic review of current approaches.
Syst Rev. 2015 Jan 14;4:5. doi: 10.1186/2046-4053-4-5. Review. Erratum in: Syst Rev. 2015;4:59. 
PMID: 25588314 (Free PMC Article)

Shemilt I, Simon A, Hollands GJ, Marteau TM, Ogilvie D, O'Mara-Eves A, Kelly MP, Thomas J.
Pinpointing needles in giant haystacks: use of text mining to reduce impractical screening workload in extremely large scoping reviews.
Res Synth Methods. 2014 Mar;5(1):31-49. doi: 10.1002/jrsm.1093. Epub 2013 Aug 23.
Stansfield C, O'Mara-Eves

A, Thomas J (2017) Text mining for search term development in systematic reviewing: a discussion of some methods and challenges, Research Synthesis Methods, epub 29 June 2017,