Several tools can be used to manage citations during a scoping review. Citation management software can be complicated to use, and databases have different capabilities when it comes to exporting citations. Librarians have expertise in citation management and can ensure that citations are managed efficiently and appropriately.
The library staff provide assistance with three citation management tools:
You'll need to export files from the databases into a citation manager of choice, remove the duplicate articles, and then export the remainder into Covidence.
1. In the Groups panel in the left column, click on a particular group, or click on "All References" to display all the references in your library.
2. From the menu bar, select References > Find Duplicates
3. If you have duplicate references in your library, the Find Duplicates dialog box will appear. For each set of duplicates, you have the following options:
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To import references from a citation manager into Covidence, you must create export a document containing your citations and save it as an XML, CRS, or RIS text file. These files will have a .txt, .xml, or .ris file name.
Note: You can technically export from the databases into Covidence, but this is not recommended as Covidence misses some duplicate articles.