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Systematic reviews: Tools

Useful tools for systematic reviews

  • Polyglot Search Translator - Free online tool which helps to translate search syntax/commands between database platforms 
  • Text mining tools - Free online tools to help discover new search terms from a batch of known relevant records
  • EndNote - Bibliographic management software 
  • Covidence - Online systematic review software for screening records and extracting data.

Systematic Review Tools - EndNote


Bibliographic management software particularly useful for collecting search results, deduping and referencing. Available to SVHM staff both on and offsite.

Systematic Review Tools - Covidence


Web based systematic review software for screening records and extracting data. Available to SVHM staff through an institutional licence.

Guide Author

Helen Wilding, Senior Research Librarian

Carl de Gruchy Library, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

Literature Searching, Systematic Reviews, Mental Health liaison 
Thursdays, Fridays & alternate Wednesdays
Helen's profile | Researchgate | Orcid