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A Cochrane technology platform

Covidence is a core component of Cochrane’s review production toolkit.


Faster reviews

An average 35% reduction in time spent per review, saving an average of 71 hours per review.


Data secure in one place

Never lose track of your review with data stored safely and centrally.


Seamless collaboration

Enable the whole review team to collaborate from anywhere.


Strong ROI

Makes highly skilled researchers more productive at an affordable price.


Suits all levels of experience and sectors

Suitable for reviewers in a variety of sectors including health, education, social science and many others.

What can you do in Covidence?


Import citations

Covidence works seamlessly with your favourite reference managers like EndNote, Zotero, Refworks, Mendeley or any tool that support RIS, CSV or PubMedXML formats.


Screen titles and abstracts

Breeze through screening with keyword highlighting & a lightning quick interface. Covidence keeps full records of who voted and also supports single or dual screeners. You can even do it on your mobile when you have a few spare minutes.


Upload references

Transfer PDFs stored in your reference manager to Covidence in a few clicks.


Screen full text

Decide quickly on studies in full text. Capture reasons for exclusion and any notes so you can resolve any disagreements quickly, with a click of a button.


Create forms

Be in control and stay focussed on your PICO question. Customisable extraction forms means you only spend time extracting what you need. It saves you time and money.


Risk of Bias

Automatically populate your risk of bias tables by highlighting and commenting on text directly in your PDF. No more cut and paste.


Do Data extraction

Extract data efficiently with a side-by-side view of your customised form and PDF. Then, when you’re done, easily compare your form with other reviewers.



Covidence exports to all the common formats so you can continue your review in your preferred software.

Reviewers love Covidence.

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