Methodologies, Methods, Techniques and Tools Used on SLR Elaboration: A Mapping Study

  • Marco Palomino
  • Abraham DávilaEmail author
  • Karin Melendez
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 865)


The aim of this study is to perform a Systematic Literature Mapping (SLM) about methodologies, methods, techniques and tools used on the development of Systematic Literature Reviews (SLR). As a result, on the mapping, we expected to find and classify methodologies, methods, techniques and tools commonly used on SLR. In addition, we have considered other contexts such as, Medicine or Education with the purpose of getting multiple methodologies, methods, techniques and tools that allow performing SLR on efficient ways. It is mainly expected to identify techniques related to research questions formulation and the methods used for building search strings in order to get the higher number of studies associated to the research topic. In our study, we found multiple methodologies, methods, techniques and tools already implemented for performing SLRs On the mapping we describe some of them to highlight the most used and referenced studies.


Systematic Literature Review Methodologies Methods Techniques 



This work is framed within the “Soporte a RSL” project funded by “III Fondo Concursable para la Innovación en la Docencia Universitaria” by Dirección Académica del Profesorado and partially supported by the Grupo de Investigación y Desarrollo de Ingeniería de Software (GIDIS) from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Palomino
    • 1
  • Abraham Dávila
    • 1
    Email author
  • Karin Melendez
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de IngenieríaPontificia Universidad Católica del PerúLimaPeru

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