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.


Searching Cochrane Library for Systematic Reviews - get all the help you need in one place; our presentation of videos and articles to help you to find systematic reviews

Cochrane Library Training Hub - training videos, user guides and webinars

Cochrane Evidence Essentialsfree online resource offering an introduction to health evidence, and how to use it to make informed health choices

Cochrane Interactive Learning - in-depth course of 10 hours of self-directed learning on how to complete a systematic review (requires payment)

Cochrane Learning Live - monthly webinar series available to everyone

Students 4 Best Evidence - blog discussing many of the techniques around research and systematic reviews, includes tutorials


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 (249 KB) - leaflet from the library with an introduction to the Cochrane Library