Covidence updates
Covidence updates

Updating the look of the duplicates page




Over the coming weeks we will be improving deduplication functionality by adding the ability to manually mark a duplicate reference when screening. The first of these improvements is to update the look and feel of the duplication screen.

Covidence is taking a short break for the holidays




Covidence is taking a short break for the holidays from 24th December 2021 to 3rd January 2022.

Your access to the platform will not be interrupted Support inbox will be monitored by a reduced team of on-call Community Managers and Tech Managers, for urgent inquiries and to deal with any emergencies that may arise.

We wish you all a safe and happy holidays.

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Undo vote (desktop)




We’ve aligned the desktop version to our mobile version and it’s now possible to ‘undo your vote’ within title and abstract. You can quickly undo your vote if you have made a mistake and easily re-cast your vote using this new feature.

Manage reviewers in Extraction 2.0




If a reviewer has started data extraction or consensus you can now re-assign the study to someone else on your reviewing team with the new “manage reviewers” option. When re-assigning a reviewer, you can choose to:

  • Preserve form data
  • Clear form data

When a field is left blank in Extraction 2.0, no conflict is raised




Conflicts are no longer raised in Extraction 2.0 if both reviewers leave a field empty for quality assessment or data extraction. For more information about resolving conflicts in consensus head to the knowledge base.

Free Webinar 101 | Covidence Data Extraction: Making 2.0 work for your project




Join this free 101 training webinar on Thu, Dec 16, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST (USA & Canada)

Where we will provide a deep dive into Data Extraction 2.0. In the session we'll cover:

✔️ Overview of new features and functions

✔️ How to turn your project plan into an effective data extraction template

✔️ Tips for optimizing your data extraction process and;

✔️ An opportunity to ask questions about your team's project.

**Session fills up fast, reserve your spot here **

New checkbox option in Extraction 2.0




Now you can add a multi-select checkbox to your data extraction template allowing reviewers to select one or more options from a list.

For more information on the new table feature read this knowledge base article.

Un-merge studies in Extraction 2.0




A new option is available in Extraction 2.0 which allows you to un-merge your merged studies. You can un-merge up to 20 studies at a time. For more information read this knowledge base article.

New export options in Extraction 2.0




You can now select to export only the consensus data for either data extraction or quality assessment in Extraction 2.0. For more information on the new options head to the knowledge base.

Extract data into tables in Extraction 2.0





Now you can extract data into tables in a way that suits the review.
As a reviewer you can:

  1. create and customize tables
  2. use the default tables when starting a new review
  3. update the templates throughout the data extraction process

For more information on the new table feature head to the knowledge base