Andrew Booth

Andrew Booth

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Andrew Booth is Reader in Evidence Based Information Practice at the School for Health & Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield, UK. His background is in information science and he has spent the last twenty years as a systematic review methodologist. Dr Booth teaches on two Masters modules on review methodology and on external short courses on rapid reviews and systematic reviews. For the past nine years he has co-ordinated the ESQUIRE course in Sheffield; focusing on qualitative systematic reviews. In 2016 his joint workshop (with Louise Preston at ScHARR) on Choosing an Appropriate Review Type was voted the Best Workshop at the What Works Global Summit in London.

Dr Booth is a co-convenor of the Cochrane Qualitative and Implementation Methods Group, a founder member of the Cochrane Information Retrieval Methods Group and an ordinary member of the recently formed Cochrane Rapid Review Methods Group. He is Associate Editor for Systematic Reviews and Research Synthesis Methods and on the Editorial Boards of Implementation Science and Health Information & Libraries Journal. He remains one of the most prolific authors on review methodologies and, along with colleagues in ScHARR, has recently completed the second edition of the textbook, Systematic Approaches to a Successful Literature Review (Sage, 2016). In July 2011 he was awarded the Cyril Barnard Memorial Prize by the CILIP Health Libraries Group in recognition of “an outstanding contribution to health librarianship”.
Web Page: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/scharr/sections/ir/staff/booth_a

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