Guia Para Realizar uma Revisão Sistemática de Literatura

Chitu Okoli, Traduzido por:David Wesley Amado Duarte, Revisão técnica e introdução:João Mattar


Muitos pesquisadores não são bem treinados na realização de uma revisão de literatura autônoma, um documento acadêmico que resume e sintetiza na sua totalidade o conhecimento anterior de um corpo de pesquisa. Numerosos guias que existem para pesquisa em sistemas de informação (SI) concentram-se somente em certas partes do processo; poucos abrangem todo o processo. Este artigo apresenta uma metodologia rigorosa e padronizada para a revisão sistemática de literatura (também chamada de revisão sistemática) para pesquisadores em SI. Este guia abrangente amplia a metodologia básica das ciências da saúde e outros campos com numerosas adaptações para atender às necessidades de campos metodologicamente diversos, como a pesquisa em SI, especialmente aqueles que envolvem, incluem e sintetizam estudos quantitativos e qualitativos. Além disso, este guia fornece muitos exemplos da pesquisa em SI e referências a guias com mais detalhes úteis para a realização de uma revisão de literatura rigorosa e valiosa. Embora seja adaptado à pesquisa em SI, é suficientemente amplo para ser aplicável e valioso para pesquisadores de qualquer campo das ciências sociais.

Palavras-chave: Revisões de literatura. Revisões sistemáticas. Revisão sistemática de literatura. Pesquisa em sistemas de informação.


Tradução de: OKOLI, Chitu.

A guide to conducting a standalone systematic literature review. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, v. 37, n. 43, p. 879–910, nov. 2015. Disponível em: <>.

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A Guide to Conducting a Standalone Systematic Literature Review


Many scholars are not well trained in conducting a standalone literature review, a scholarly paper that in its entirety summarizes and synthesizes knowledge from a prior body of research. Numerous guides that exist for information systems (IS) research mainly concentrate on only certain parts of the process; few span the entire process. This paper introduces the rigorous, standardized methodology for the systematic literature review (also called systematic review) to IS scholars. This comprehensive guide extends the base methodology from the health sciences and other fields with numerous adaptations to meet the needs of methodologically diverse fields such as IS research, especially those that involve including and synthesizing both quantitative and qualitative studies. Moreover, this guide provides many examples from IS research and provides references to guides with further helpful details for conducting a rigorous and valuable literature review. Although tailored to IS research, it is sufficiently broad to be applicable and valuable to scholars from any social science field.


Keywords: Literature reviews. Systematic reviews. Systematic literature reviews. Information systems research.


Revisões de literatura; Revisões sistemáticas; Revisão sistemática de literatura; Pesquisa em Sistemas de Informação

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