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Library Homepage: Research Tools

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Research tools available at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne


Covidence is online software specifically created for facilitating the writing of systematic reviews. St Vincent's now has a site licence, if you would like to gain access please contact the Library on

EndNote is bibliographic management software that allows you to store records of references, their full text PDF, organise them, and cite them in a Word document to create formatted bibliographies.To learn more about EndNote see the EndNote Library Guide.  To request the software for your computer while working from home email While other personal bibliographic management tools are available, Librarians at SVHM only provide support (consultations and tutorials) for EndNote.

NVivo is software which helps qualitative researchers to organize, analyze and find insights in unstructured or qualitative data like interviews, open-ended survey responses, journal articles, social media and web content, where deep levels of analysis on small or large volumes of data are required. Request access from IT.

STATA is software for data manipulation, visualization, statistics, and automated reporting. STATA 12 is available from your PC, for access while working from home request access from IT.