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Release Notes: Six months of updates

At Covidence we continuously reinvest in our product to bring you the best service and systematic review tool possible. Below is a wrap-up of all the product updates we have made over the past 6 months. Click the links to read more.



  • Improved bulk PDF uploader
  • Improvements to enabling/disabling the RCT classifier tagging on existing reviews
  • Updated wording on the manage highlights screen
  • Easy access to the demo review 

June 2022

  • Edit the type of review and the research area on existing reviews
  • Enable/disable the RCT classifier tagging on existing reviews
  • Primary references can now be manually marked as a duplicate
  • Improvements to the bulk upload feature

May 2022

  • Automatically tag studies reporting on RCTs using the Cochrane RCT Classifier
  • Drag and drop PDFs onto the full text screening list
  • Open your uploaded full texts in one click
  • Improved experience when uploading and managing full text


April 2022 

  • Updated look and feel of the voting buttons
  • Improved onboarding journey for trial users
  • Open Access articles are automatically uploaded to studies in full-text review
  • Export a list of studies that are missing full text



  • Easily view the DOI to help retrieve full text
  • Quickly identify which studies have full text attached
  • Hide/View abstracts button in full text
  • Highlight key phrases for inclusion and exclusion



  • Mark as duplicate during screening
  • New manually marked duplicates page
  • Improvements to navigate on the review summary page




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