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    BMJ research in evidence-based publishing

    The BMJ  is an international medical journal with a long-standing interest in research on publishing and editing – sometimes called “journalology”. This resource is a compilation of research completed by the BMJ on topics such as peer review, competing in ...
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    BMJ ‘Journalology’ collection

    The BMJ  is an international medical journal which regularly publishes study reports and other articles related to publishing and editing. These resources are collected under the ‘Journalology’ section of the BMJ and may be an interesting additional readi ...
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    UK Society of Editors and Proofreaders workshops

    The Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) is a UK-based professional organization providing editorial services, training, and professional qualifications. This resource describes the online courses offered by SfEP on proofreading, copy-editing, and ...
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    Mulitiplicity and subgroup analysis- Beware!

    This resource is a four-part video recording of a talk given by Mike Clarke, the then Director of the UK Cochrane Center, as part of the Oxford MSc in Evidence-Based Healthcare Programme. The talk is about risks of doing multiple analyses, including looki ...
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    Editorial process of Cochrane DTA Reviews

    Editorial process of Cochrane DTA Reviews is different from the intervention reviews in that not only Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs) are involved, but also the DTA Editorial Team. This resource links to a full description of editorial process and to detail ...
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    Entering data with the RevMan calculator

    This resource is a series of short screencasts produced by the Cochrane UK to help you understand how the calculator in Review Manager (RevMan) software can be used to help putting together a Cochrane systematic review. The first video shows how to check ...
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    1. Role of a Cochrane Information Specialist

    A Cochrane Information Specialist’s (CIS’s) main responsibility is to support authors in identifying controlled trials for inclusion in Cochrane systematic reviews. This can be done in a variety of ways: giving advice to authors on search methods (e.g., w ...
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    2. Specialised Registers

    A Specialised Register contains reports of controlled trials within the scope of your Review Group or Field. The development and management of a Specialised Register is one of the core functions of a Cochrane Review Group. Cochrane has a software program ...
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    3. The Cochrane Register of Studies (CRS)

    The CRS is a web-based data repository and management system, developed for Cochrane. The specialised trials registers maintained by CISs are stored and managed within the CRS. It is a ‘meta-register’ of all the trials identified by Cochrane. The CRS web ...
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    5. Handsearching

    Electronic searching for trial reports in some databases may not retrieve all relevant available studies. Reports may either be missing from the database or may not have been indexed adequately due to lack of detail in titles and abstracts. Some reports a ...