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Covidence is a web-based platform that streamlines the process of conducting a comprehensive literature review.
This includes systematic reviews, scoping reviews, meta-syntheses, meta-narratives, and other types of literature reviews.
Covidence improves the efficiency and experience of creating systematic reviews by bundling citation screening, full-text review, risk of bias assessment, extraction of study characteristics and outcomes, and the exportation of data and references together on one platform.
Although Covidence is a particularly useful tool within the health sciences, its structure is not exclusive. It is multi-disciplinary and can be used within any academic discipline adopting an evidence-based practice.
Key features of Covidence are:
Are you doing a systematic review or other kind of literature review? You can use Covidence, a sophisticated but simple comprehensive literature review tool that aids researchers by improving efficiency and collaboration between reviewers.
Watch this 12 minute presentation by Monique Grenier, UVic Science Librarian, discussing what Covidence is and explaining its primary features.
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