Reducing systematic review workload using text mining: opportunities and pitfalls

  • Claire Stansfield EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, 18 Woburn Square, UCL Institute of Education, London, UK WC1 0NR


This EAHIL workshop focussed on three applications of text mining to assist with screening citations for systematic reviews, and encouraged participants to discuss issues affecting their adoption. This paper outlines these applications and summarises the factors raised by participants in relation to their uptake. Key aspects to uptake include having an accepted advantage over existing approaches, coupled with training and user support.


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How to Cite
Stansfield C. Reducing systematic review workload using text mining: opportunities and pitfalls. JEAHIL [Internet]. 11Mar.2016 [cited 16Feb.2020];11(3). Available from:
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