|Taxonomy for review methods||Health services researchers, trainees||Publish in relevant journals; present at relevant academic meetings (e.g. Cochrane Colloquium); provide the taxonomy online through the Knowledge Synthesis Network, KT Canada, Cochrane Collaboration, CIHR.|
|Algorithm for matching the synthesis question to the appropriate review method(s)||Health services researchers, trainees, publishers, journal editors, funders||Prepare summary document describing the algorithm that will be disseminated through publication in relevant journal(s). Provide the algorithm online through the Knowledge Synthesis Network, KT Canada, Cochrane Collaboration, CIHR.|
|Methods Manual||Health services researchers, funders, publishers, and policy makers, and trainees||Develop online methods manual outlining the different review methods to be available as a series of articles, a set of powerpoint slides, and podcasts. We will also explore making these available as a book and have had preliminary discussions with Wiley Blackwell about this topic. Create an online systematic review course.|
|Review Course||Researchers and trainees||Create an online systematic review course to provide instruction in the methods for completing less traditional knowledge synthesis.|
Abbreviations: KT knowledge translation; CIHR Canadian Institutes of Health Research.