How to cite Cochrane Collaboration products

The Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Library, Issue X, 200X. Chichester: Wiley.
A module in The Cochrane Library
Authors [to be determined by the entity but to be written using the style: Smith J, Jones M, or the entity name]. Name of Cochrane entity. In: The Cochrane Library, Issue X, 200X. Chichester: Wiley. Updated monthly.
A Cochrane Review in The Cochrane Library

Authors. Title of review. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 200X, Issue X. Art. No.: CD00XXX. DOI: XX.XXXX/XXXXXXXX.CD00XXXX.pubX.

(Please note: the Cochrane Style Guide has detailed instructions on how to replicate this citation style when entering citations in RevMan.)

The Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions (formerly the Reviewers' Handbook)

Electronic Version 5.0.0 (February 2008)

Version 5.0.2 [updated September 2009] was uploaded in browsable format on September 29th, 2009.  It should be cited as:

  • Higgins JPT, Green S (editors). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Version 5.0.2 [updated September 2009]. The Cochrane Collaboration, 2009. Available from www.cochrane-handbook.org.

Details of how to cite individual chapters are available at the end of each chapter.

The browsable Handbook (currently 5.0.1) is also available from the help menu in Review Manager 5 (software for composing Cochrane Reviews).

The Cochrane Policy Manual
The Cochrane Collaboration. The Cochrane Policy Manual Issue X, 200X [updated [date]]. http://www.cochrane.org/admin/manual.htm) (accessed [date]).
www.cochrane.org
Page title [Internet web page]. Oxford, UK: The Cochrane Collaboration; c2004-2013 [cited 200X day month]. Available from: www.cochrane.org.
Review Manager
Review Manager (RevMan) [Computer program]. Version 5.0. Copenhagen: The Nordic Cochrane Centre, The Cochrane Collaboration, 2008.

From section 2.2.11 How to cite our products of The Cochrane Policy Manual.

Updated on: October 30, 2013, 6:07

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