Covidence is a systematic reviews production tool for title/abstract screening, full-text screening, data abstraction, and quality assessment. Covidence was 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.
If you have never used Covidencebefore, visit the UNC Covidence Sign-Up page and enter your name and UNC or UNC Hospitals email on the sign in page. You will then receive an email inviting you to Covidence. Follow the link in the email and click on "Create an Account."
Please note: this email is to confirm your institutional affiliation, it is not confirmation of your account. You do not have an account until you complete the "Create an Account" process.
If you have already created an account with Covidence, you will need to link your account with our institutional access in order to create unlimited free reviews.
Visit the UNC Covidence Sign-Up page and enter your name UNC or UNC Hospitals email. You will receive an email inviting you to Covidence. Follow the link in the email and sign into your Covidence account. You should then be able to create unlimited reviews using your University of North Carolina access. If you did not sign up with your UNC email on your original account, you will not be able to link your account to our institutional access.
Once you have signed up under our institutional subscription, you can access Covidence directly by going to https://www.covidence.org/.
If you have ongoing reviews in your preexisting account and want to transfer ownership of these systematic reviews to the UNC institutional license, you can, please contact the HSL to request a transfer of your review.
Additional Covidence Information
If you would like to learn more on your own about Covidence, they have additional informational resources: