Evidence Synthesis Methods Interest Group

Charge

To promote and develop competencies around evidence synthesis including systematic reviews, meta-analyses, scoping reviews, and other related methods of research synthesis, through activities such as: Facilitating discussion and peer-support; Creating and managing a resource page; Encouraging programming and publications around systematic reviews through ACRL.

Roster

Dr. Zahra Premji (Convener, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Aimee Sgourakis (Incoming Convener, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Sarah Young (Past Convener, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)

Displaying active committee roster as of 09/30/2022. Last retrieved on 09/30/2022. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Resources

ALA Connect Community

Evidence Synthesis Methods Interest Group IG Discussion List
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Composition

As of August 2021, the ESMIG has 435 members. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener.

Origin

The Systematic Reviews and Related Methods Interest Group was established by the ACRL Board of Directors at its February 10, 2018 meeting and changed it's name to Evidence Synthesis Methods Interest Group June, 2021.
The next renewal date for this interest group is the 2024 ALA Annual Conference.

Get Involved

Join an Interest Group
Beginning September 1, 2018, you can join the Systematic Reviews and Related Methods Interest Group through your ALA membership record, and participate through the interest group's ALA Connect space and the ACRL electronic mailing list. If you have any questions, suggestions, or ideas for discussion topics or events, please contact the conveners.

Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
E-mail: lcarlton@ala.org