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Colandr for Systematic Reviews

Using the systematic review tool for title and abstract screening, full-text article screening, and data extraction

Screening Citations

Once the Planning section is completed and citations are imported, citation screening can begin.

  • Include: Click Include for any citations chosen for full-text screening. The citations marked Include will move to the Full-Text Screening stage.
  • Exclude: Click Exclude for any citations not matching inclusion criteria. If excluded, one or more reasons must be listed. Note: reasons for exclusion were previously set up in the Planning phase under Selection Criteria.
  • Awaiting: If the review requires multiple reviewers per citation, this section displays citations that have been checked by one reviewer and are awaiting another.
  • In Conflict: If the review requires multiple reviewers per citation, this section displays citations on which reviewers disagree and require resolution.
  • Tags: Tags can be added to bring attention to or help organize specific citations. The search bar located next to Tags can be used to search through numerous added tags.
  • Highlights: Highlights will bold keywords in articles matching search terms. This feature can be switched on or off.

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