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    8.1 Archie features

    You can get help with using Archie for all the features mentioned here. This help is only available after you have logged into Archie. 8.1.1 Organiser, Resources and Search tabs When you open Archie, you will see three tabs- 'Organizer', 'R ...
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    6.6 Updating searches

    If you are searching for an update of a review, you should have the search strategies and search methods used for the previous version to hand. Before you run the searches again, review the previous methodology, considering whether the databases searched ...
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    8.6 Covidence

    Covidence is a primary screening and data extraction tool for Cochrane authors, which aims to streamline the production of Cochrane intervention reviews. Covidence supports key steps in the review production process: Citation screening Full text review Ri ...
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    8.7 EPPI-Reviewer

    EPPI-Reviewer supports complex analysis for Cochrane author teams and editors. It is an online software application which supports authors in writing all types of systematic reviews. Features include: Reference management Storage, annotation and coding of ...
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    8.8 GRADEPro

    The GRADEPro Guideline Development Tool (GDT) is the software used to create Summary of Findings tables in Cochrane reviews. The GRADE Working Group, Cochrane and Members of McMaster University ensure that up-to-date methods are incorporated, but it is no ...
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    3.4 Using the CRS to manage searches for author teams

    Information specialists can use the CRS as a bibliographic management tool, in similar ways to software packages like EndNote and Reference Manager. References found for a particular review can be imported to the Group’s segment, collated, deduplicated an ...
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    3.3 Using the CRS to maintain a specialised register

    The CRS can be used to maintain either a study-based register, or a reference-based register, which includes reports of studies (see 2.7 Types of Specialised Registers for more information on how these differ). Study reports are added by importing referen ...
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    3.5 Using the CRS to find clinical trials

    The CRS can assist in clinical trial discovery. Records are fed into the CRS from several different sources. One route is the specialised registers maintained by all the groups, and all Cochrane information specialists can search the trials registers of o ...
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    3.6 Features of the CRS

    The CRS has many features, but some to highlight include: The CRS has built-in machine learning (the Classifier), which uses the classifications from Cochrane Crowd to help users decide if a study report refers to an RCT or a CCT The machine learning tool ...
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    7. Editorial process

    There are four key phases in the life of a systematic review; the review proposal, the protocol, the review and the update. The editorial process for each phase is outlined here, but as there may be variations in the process depending on the review group, ...

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