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Systematic reviews

Overview of systematic review steps and resources to assist researchers conducting reviews.


Covidence is a web-based tool that can simplify the processes of systematic and scoping reviews. It is designed to easily import citations ready for screening by multiple reviewers. The tool provides keyword highlighting and records the voting of screeners. Uploading PDFs is quick and easy and exclusion notes can be captured to resolve disagreements. Covidence includes customisable data extraction forms and automatically populates the Risk of Bias tables and Prisma Flow Chart.

Accessing Covidence

1. If you do not have a Covidence account, Sign-up by selecting the link above.

2. Enter your information using a University of Adelaide email address (e.g. OR and select “Request Invitation”.

3. An invitation will be emailed to you. Open the email invitation and select “Accept this invitation”.

4. Create a Covidence account, using the same email address.

If you already have a personal Covidence account, Sign in using your personal Covidence account credentials by selecting the link below.

Covidence training

Exporting and importing records

This video explains how to export from Covidence to EndNote (2:36)

Watch this video to learn how to export results from your EndNote library into Covidence (4:05)