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Bringing the best evidence into practice faster

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

Trusted by over 400,000 other researchers
and 350+ top universities, societies and hospitals around the world.

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.

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.

Use machine learning

Integrated with the Cochrane Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) classifier, which allows you to quickly and accurately filter out the studies that are not RCTs.

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.

Covidence also automatically uploads open access studies in full text review.

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 by highlighting key words or phrases.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.

See how it works

See how Covidence makes doing your review more intuitive, streamlined and fun.

Yes, it can actually be fun.

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.

See a list of organizations already using Covidence →

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Reviewers love Covidence

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