3 Reasons To Use Distiller Systematic Review Software For Data Extraction

By Peter O'Blenis

Many groups choose to do the data extraction phase of their systematic review in Distiller systematic review software for the same reasons they do screening in Distiller:

Vote Or Classify: Which Is Faster For Title And Abstract Screening?

By Peter O'Blenis

Two vital tenets of the systematic review process are transparency and reproducibility.  I have long argued that both should apply at every every stage of the review process, including title and abstract screening.

Putting A Stop To Systematic Review Déjà Vu

By Peter O'Blenis

Systematic reviewers are prone to experiencing “déjà vu”, that indescribable gut feeling that you’ve done the exact same thing (or screened the same abstract) at some point in the past. Particularly if you specialize in a certain research topic, you may encounter the same references turning up...

One Simple Way To Speed Up Your Screening Process

By Peter O'Blenis

Have you heard the one about the systematic review group with too much time on their hands? Neither have we!

Time is in short supply for most of us these days, and systematic reviewers are no exception. The good news is that review tools and methodologies are constantly evolving to make the...

Systematic Review Life Cycle {Free Infographic}

By Susan Sykes

Do you get overwhelmed when thinking about all the tasks that go into completing a systematic review? Download our handy flow chart illustrating the steps in a typical systematic review to guide you along the way.

Three New Year’s Resolutions for Systematic Reviewers

By Peter O'Blenis

At this time of the year many of us reflect on the past twelve months and make plans for how we can may next year even better. Here's a light hearted but evidence-based list of resolutions you may want to consider in order to make 2017 your best systematic review year ever!

Evidence Partners Offers No-Charge Access to Distiller Systematic Review Software for Students

By Susan Sykes

Ottawa, CANADA - Evidence Partners, the world’s leading provider of literature review software, today announced a new Student Program coming in early 2017 to make its DistillerSR systematic review software more accessible to students.

Agreement Settings Cheat Sheet {Infographic}

By Susan Sykes

When conducting a review, there are a number of different approaches to reference screening. While the basics are solo screening and dual screening, there are many variations on these that you can configure to best suit your needs.

Rise Of The Robots: 3 Ways To Leverage Artificial Intelligence In Systematic Reviews Today

By Peter O'Blenis

The potential of computer-based tools to automate screening and data extraction in systematic reviews continues to be a hot topic in our industry. Certainly at this year’s #GIN2016 conference and at the #CochraneSeoul colloquium, we heard, and participated in, much discussion on the topic.

Evidence Partners Launches CuratorCR

By Susan Sykes

Ottawa, CANADA – Evidence Partners, the world’s leading provider of literature review software, has launched CuratorCR, a new tool for storing, curating, and re-using large volumes of coded references that are generated as a by-product of the review process. CuratorCR is a powerful companion to...