Ready to learn Cochrane?

The UCB Library provides access to The Cochrane Library – “the best single source of reliable evidence for healthcare decision-making” – via Wiley InterScience. Wiley has made available several short online tutorials to help you learn how to use the Cochrane Library, including:

  1. The Cochrane Library – an introduction (8 min.)
  2. Tips on Advanced and MESH searching (7 min.)
  3. Setting up Saved Searches and e-mail Alerts (7 min.)

An 8-page Quick Reference Guide (pdf) is available, as is a PowerPoint presentation.

The Cochrane Library consists of:

  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Cochrane Reviews)
  • Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (Other Reviews)
  • Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (Clinical Trials)
  • Cochrane Methodology Register (Methods Studies)
  • Health Technology Assessment Database (Technology Assessments)
  • NHS Economic Evaluation Database (Economic Evaluations)

Wiley also hosts live virtual webinars (click the Upcoming tab) on The Cochrane Library.

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Please take advantage of these resources to help you learn how to use The Cochrane Library!