JBI Evidence Synthesis is an official journal of
JBI. It is an international peer-reviewed, online journal that publishes manuscripts encompassing evidence synthesis and healthcare.
JBI Evidence Synthesis seeks to disseminate rigorous, high-quality research that provides the best available evidence to inform policy and practice through the science and conduct of systematic and scoping reviews. The journal publishes systematic and scoping review protocols, diverse types of systematic reviews, and scoping reviews covering multi-disciplinary healthcare-related topics that follow methodology and methods developed by JBI. The journal also publishes editorials, letters to the editor as well as original applied research and discussion papers examining synthesis methods.
JBI Evidence Synthesis does not accept systematic reviews of
in vitro or animal studies.
JBI Evidence Synthesis co-publishes JBI methodology and methods with its partner JBI journal,
JBI Evidence Implementation.
Frequency: JBI Evidence Synthesis publishes monthly issues in annual volumes.
Indexing: Content published in
JBI Evidence Synthesis is indexed in:
Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
Mosby's Index (Elsevier)
For more information about the journal, please contact:
JBI Evidence Synthesis
The University of Adelaide
Ph: +61 8 8313 6082
Fax: +61 8 8313 4881
Email: [email protected]
Journal Section Policies:
This section of
JBI Evidence Synthesis includes full systematic and scoping review reports conducted using the JBI methodologies.
JBI Evidence Synthesis recommends authors adhere to reporting guidelines in the PRISMA statement (http://www.prisma-statement.org/).
This section of
JBI Evidence Synthesis includes systematic and scoping review protocols published prior to the conduct of a review using the JBI methodologies. Key details of eligible protocols must be registered in PROSPERO (http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/).
EDITORIALS, LETTERS TO THE EDITOR, RESEARCH AND DISCUSSION PAPERS, AND RAPID REVIEWS
The journal publishes editorials, letters to the editor, as well as original applied research and discussion papers examining synthesis methods and the use of evidence in healthcare by invitation or pre-submission inquiry only. The journal may consider rapid reviews for publication depending on the topic; contact the editor prior to submitting a rapid review. For more information please contact the editorial office at
JBI Evidence Synthesis recognizes the importance of the integrity and completeness of the scholarly record. Manuscripts that have been published shall remain extant, exact and unaltered as far as is possible. Occasionally it may arise that a published manuscript must be amended, retracted or removed. Published amendments requested by authors are represented by a formal notice in the journal as they affect the publication record and/or the scientific accuracy of published information. Amendments fall into one of these categories: erratum or manuscript withdrawal, retraction, replacement, removal and addenda. Please see the full policy and process for errata, withdrawal, retraction, replacement removal and addenda of published manuscripts
PEER REVIEW PROCESS
JBI Evidence Synthesis is a
member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and adheres to the principles set out in the
Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers. The journal also follows guidance developed by the
International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and the
World Association of Medical Editors (WAME).
JBI Evidence Synthesis is committed to peer review and/or editorial oversight of all published content.
JBI Evidence Synthesis also provides comprehensive guidelines for peer reviewers of
systematic reviews. Further information on the journal’s peer review process can be found