Toggle Main Menu Toggle Search

Open Access padlockePrints

PROTOCOL: Methods used in the development, production and updating of evidence and gap maps: A scoping review

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Fiona CampbellORCiD, Akvile StoniuteORCiD, Dr Fiona Pearson



This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).


© 2024 The Authors. Campbell Systematic Reviews published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd on behalf of The Campbell Collaboration.Evidence and gap maps (EGMs) are an increasinly popular approach used in evidence synthesis. As an approach they address broad research questions, describing the existing evidence base, highlighting evidence gaps and providing an interactive visual tool for knowledge users. The purpose of this methodological study is to explore the the processes used in the development of EGM's and how they are reported. The aim is to better understand current practice and identify where clearer guidance is needed to support their production.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Campbell F, Wong R, Llewellyen JL, Stoniute A, Pearson F, Bond M

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Campbell Systematic Reviews

Year: 2024

Volume: 20

Issue: 2

Print publication date: 01/06/2024

Online publication date: 28/04/2024

Acceptance date: 28/03/2024

Date deposited: 13/05/2024

ISSN (electronic): 1891-1803

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Inc


DOI: 10.1002/cl2.1402


Altmetrics provided by Altmetric


Funder referenceFunder name
UK Prevention Research Partnership