Pre-submission checklist for authors

Description

Before checking the final drafts of your Cochrane Protocol or Cochrane Review into Archie, you want to make sure that they are up to the standard as much as possible.

This resource provides you with two checklists developed to ascertain that your draft protocol or review fulfil all the key technical and methodological requirements. The checklists provide links to relevant chapters of the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions and refer to items of the Methodological Expectations of Cochrane Intervention Reviews (MECIR).

It should be noted that the editorial team may return your Cochrane Protocol or Cochrane Review to you if the checklist forms are incomplete or not received. There is a ‘Notes’ section at the end of the forms to alert the editorial team to the reason for any incomplete checks.

After using this resource, you should be able to...
  • Check the final drafts of your Cochrane Protocol and Cochrane Review before submitting into Archie