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    Copy-editing checklists

    Checklists can be valuable tools in copy-editing of Cochrane Protocols and Reviews. Cochrane Editorial Resource Committee has prepared two documents to help this process. The Pre-copy-editing checklist includes the items that editorial teams should aim to ...
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    Cochrane handsearching course

    Handsearching is an important part of search for clinical trials to be included in a systematic review. It involves the laborious task of searching through medical journals for accounts of controlled trials which are not yet indexed in the major electroni ...
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    Crystal clear reporting: importance of using PRISMA for systematic reviews

    This is a recording of the  Cochrane Canada Webinar  with David Moher from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) and the University of Ottawa, on the importance of reporting guidlines to improve the quality and transparency of health research, and ...
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    Best practice guidelines on publishing ethics: a publisher’s perspective

    Wiley publishing company has produced the 2nd edition of guidelines to support all those involved in scholarly publishing with a summary of best practice guidance. The guidelines are written for societies, editors, authors, librarians, students, funders, ...
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    The EASE science editors' handbook

    European Association of Science Editors (EASE) has produced a handbook for anyone working in the field of editing, either in print, or digitally.  This resource is the second edition of the handbook, which includes a wide range of subjects, including all ...
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    BMJ training package for peer reviewers

    The BMJ is an international medical journal that has developed a training package for its peer reviewers. Much of the material provided in the package relates to the general art of peer review, so it can be useful for peer-reviewers of Cochrane Protocols ...
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    EQUATOR Network toolkit for editors

    EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the reliability and value of published health research literature by promoting transparent and accurate reporting, primarily through the use of robust reporting guidelines. This resource ...
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    How to peer review a manuscript: a JCE guide

    Journal of Clinical Epidemiology  (JCE), a leading periodical in its field, has published an article detailing the process of peer reviewing a scholarly manuscript. This resource provides a step-by-step guide on how to review a manuscript. The guide prese ...
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    Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) eLearning course

    Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) is an international initiative that provides advice to editors and publishers on all aspects of publication ethics and, in particular, how to handle cases of research and publication misconduct. COPE has developed an ...
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    Editorial peer review for improving the quality of reports of biomedical studies

    Peer review is claimed to have a pivotal role in ensuring quality of scientific research. But, is there any evidence of the effect of editorial peer review on the quality of study reports in biomedical journals? This resource is a Cochrane Review that dea ...

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