A selection of links to relevant free online bibliographic databases will be published shortly.
Systematic Review libraries and databases
3ie Database of Systematic Reviews: This database provides policymakers and practitioners with easy access to systematic reviews that examine evidence on the effects of social and economic development interventions in low- and middle-income countries. It draws together systematic reviews from a range of sources and covers all sectors. The database provides summaries of the findings and methodologies of existing systematic reviews and protocols of ongoing studies. It also offers quality appraisal of the featured systematic reviews.
The Cochrane Library: The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (a leading resource for systematic reviews in health care).
Databases of primary impact evaluation studies
database of Impact Evaluations: This database covers impact evaluations
conducted in low- and middle- income countries. It summarizes study findings
and methodologies for both researchers, and program managers or policy makers,
who need evidence on what works, in designing and implementing impact
evaluations. The database includes studies that quantify impact using a
counterfactual – implicitly or explicitly – with a focus on final welfare
outcomes, using qualitative, quantitative or mixed methods.This is a work
in progress.The database
currently features over 350 records.