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Covidence: About Covidence

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Special thanks to UNC Chapel Hill whose Covidence LibGuide content has been utilized in this LibGuide


If you use Covidence as part of a publication, please cite support from the CTSI grant. Sample text is below. 

Research reported in this publication was supported by the University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute, which is supported in part by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences under award number UL1TR001427. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.




About Covidence

Covidence is a systematic reviews production tool for title/abstract screening, full-text screening, data abstraction, and quality assessment designed by researchers familiar with the systematic review process in order to make conducting reviews more efficient. It is the primary screening and data extraction tool for Cochrane authors. You can lean more about systematic reviews at the HSCL Systematic Reviews Research Guide.


Creating a Covidence Account

To create a new Covidence account, visit the UF Covidence Sign Up page and enter your name and UF Email account on the sign in page.   You will then receive an email inviting you to Covidence.  Click ont he link in the email and click on "Create an Account."  You must complete the "Create an Account" process in order to open an account.

Once you have signed up under the UF institutional subscription, you can access Covidence directly by going to


More Info on Covidence

If you would like to learn more on your own about Covidence, they have additional informational resources:

Covidence YouTube Channel with informational videos on how to accomplish review tasks in Covidence. 

Covidence Knowledge Base with FAQ articles on various review tasks and Covidence news and updates. 

If you have questions about or need help using Covidence contact Systematic Review Librarian Patti McCall Wright .


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