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3 Ways to Reduce Risk when Adopting AI for Literature Reviews

By Jennifer Baguss

Although artificial intelligence technology is advancing at an incredible pace, it’s still common for researchers to hesitate when it comes to implementing it into their systematic review processes. Why? 

The DistillerSR Feature I Cannot Live Without (And 5 Ways I Use It)

By Chris Waters-Banker

As a Research Lead for Medlior Health Outcomes Research Ltd., I regularly oversee and coordinate large systematic literature reviews (SLRs). These literature reviews can often require screening thousands, even tens of thousands, of citations to support Global Value Dossiers, or Health Technology...

Artificial Intelligence Solutions - One of These Things is Not Like the Other

By Jennifer Baguss

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a hot topic in the literature review world these days. For researchers working on systematic reviews, there are many tasks that are currently amenable to automation and AI. But it’s important to know, from a researcher perspective, that not all AI is created...

The Null, the Negative, and the Unpublished: Importance of Sharing All Research

By Jennifer Baguss

It’s common knowledge that “positive” results are often published more frequently and widely than “negative” or “null” results. There is strong evidence for such reporting biases, including both non-publication of full studies, leading to “publication bias” and selective reporting of positive...

Copyright Considerations in Scientific Research {Guest Blog}

By Kerri Mattaliano

This Guest Post comes from Kerri Mattaliano, Director, Corporate Product Solutions, Copyright Clearance Center.

The ability to seek, discover, access, and collaborate using scientific, technical, and medical (STM) articles is vital to evidence-based research such as literature reviews, whether...

Hot Tech: How Technology is Solving Today’s Biggest Systematic Review Challenges

By Jennifer Baguss

At Evidence Partners, we believe in the power of evidence-based research. As a software company, we believe in harnessing the power of technology to make the lives of researchers easier, allowing them to work more efficiently and effectively.


5 Reasons You Need to Attend DistillerSR Week 2020

By Jennifer Baguss

One of our goals for this year was to create a user conference for DistillerSR users to come together, learn from the community, and network. Of course, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, those plans had to change. Instead, we decided to take our user conference idea online and create our first ever...

What’s New in DistillerSR: Next Level Automation

By Susan Sykes

At Evidence Partners, we are always striving to help our users work more efficiently. Today’s researcher is continuously bombarded with new data and publications. This torrent of information has reinforced the importance of automation in our review processes. There simply isn’t enough time or...

8 Types of Systematic Reviews You Should Know

By Jennifer Baguss

In general, a systematic review describes the rigorous process of systematically collecting, synthesizing, and reporting data to answer a well-defined research question. One of the first times we saw something resembling a “systematic review” in history was in 1753 when James Lind reported on...

Building the Distilled COVID-19 Reference Sets

By Jennifer Baguss

We are currently living through an unprecedented global pandemic. All of our lives are impacted by COVID-19, whether we know someone personally affected by the virus or not. “Physical distancing” is quickly becoming the new normal in many communities.