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Table 2 Bibliographic databases and relevant information

From: Response of chlorophyll a to total nitrogen and total phosphorus concentrations in lotic ecosystems: a systematic review protocol

Database Field to search Publication types covered
ISI Web of Science Core Collection (Science Citation Index Expanded) Topic Peer-reviewed articles and conference proceedings
Scopus Advanced search bar Peer-reviewed articles and conference proceedings
JSTOR Life Sciences Archives Full text—item type: articles Peer-reviewed articles
CAB Abstracts and CAB Archive Separate abstract and title searches Peer-reviewed articles, books and conference proceedings
ProQuest Environmental Science Collection Anywhere—except full text Peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed articles, books, reports, and conference proceedings
BioOne All fields Peer-reviewed articles
Ingenta Connect Title, keyword, abstract Peer-reviewed articles
Science Direct Title/abstract/keywords—(Boolean) Peer-reviewed articles and books
Wiley Online Library Separate searches for abstract and title Peer-reviewed articles and books
OpenGrey Default—treated as website for screening purposes due to download limitations Unpublished reports, dissertations, conference papers, other grey literature
National Technical Reports Library Advanced search—treated as website for screening purposes due to download limitations Federally-funded technical reports
Greenfile All fields Published and unpublished papers and data
AGRICOLA Articles search—advanced search “gkey” Published and unpublished articles and data
AGRIS Default search Published and unpublished papers and data
ProQuest dissertations and theses A & I All fields except full text Dissertations and theses
DART Default search—treated as website for screening purposes due to download limitations Dissertations and theses