Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library publishes systematic reviews on a range of topics. You can also use their advanced search facility to search a number of other databases.


Cochrane Library: Finding Systematic Reviews - an introduction to the Cochrane Library and demonstration of how to find a systematic review

Cochrane Library: Advanced Search - learn how to use the advanced search options to find systematic reviews and clinical trials

How to use the Cochrane Library - variety of learning resources including presentations, downloadable user guide, online tutorials and webinars

Edge Hill video Searching Cochrane (YouTube or EHU repository) - video showing how to carry out an advanced search on the Cochrane Library


Mobile Access - Cochrane Library is a mobile-responsive website, you can access it from your browser. 

Cochrane Library App - you can download the app for regular updates of the latest key reviews. Free to download and no login required.

Online guides

Cochrane Library Introduction (PDF, 347) - leaflet from the library with an introduction to the Cochrane Library

Evidence Essentials - series of online training modules to help you to use the Cochrane Library to support evidence-based healthcare decision-making 

Training and information support

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