9. Communication

Discussion lists for CISs

The Cochrane community site features a number of email discussion lists. You will need an Cochrane Account username and password to access these lists.


  • The CIS Support Team produce a Digest approximately monthly to highlight information of interest to CISs. Each digest is sent to the Cochrane Information Specialists' mailing list. Older editions are available on the Information Specialists' portal.
  • Cochrane Connect is Cochrane's international newsletter. Subscribe to Cochrane Connect.

The Cochrane Information Specialists' Executive

The purpose of the Information Specialists' Executive is to facilitate open communication between CISs, Cochrane governing bodies, and the Editor in Chief. There are eight people on the Executive.  You can find more information about the IS Executive including a list of the current team, a link to minutes of meetings, and the remit of the group in the IS Executive section of the Information Specialists' portal.