Bringing the best evidence into practice faster

Covidence streamlines evidence synthesis with a gold standard process for creating high-quality systematic reviews.

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.

Expert, online support

Easy to learn and use, with 24/7 support from product experts who are also seasoned reviewers!

Seamless collaboration

Enable the whole review team to collaborate from anywhere.

Suits all levels of experience and sectors

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

Trusted by over 100,000 other researchers
and 80+ top universities around the world.

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 or PubMed formats.

Screen titles & 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.

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.

Do data extraction

Save time and reduce reworks with the flexibility to create custom templates to suit your needs, extract your data however you need it, and keep everyone on the same page during the process.

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.


Export a single, machine-readable file that easily integrates into all the common statistics packages, so you can continue your review in your preferred software.

Covidence is used by world-leading evidence organizations

Whether you’re an academic institution, a hospital or society, Covidence is working for organizations like yours right now.

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