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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 evidenced-based practice.
Watch this 15 minute presentation by Monique Grenier, UVic Science Librarian, discussing what Covidence is and how it is being used by researchers. Monique also presents a seven step overview of the platform’s primary features and ends the presentation with a list of key points that researchers will want to remember when getting started working with Covidence.
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