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What are the barriers and facilitators for third sector organisations (non-profits) to evaluate their services? A systematic review

Systematic Reviews20187:13

Received: 12 July 2017

Accepted: 12 January 2018

Published: 22 January 2018

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Original Submission
12 Jul 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
31 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Iain Lang
4 Dec 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Rob Macmillan
28 Dec 2017 Author responded Author comments - Anders Bach-Mortensen
Resubmission - Version 2
28 Dec 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
12 Jan 2018 Editorially accepted
22 Jan 2018 Article published 10.1186/s13643-018-0681-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK