Joanna Lansche

Joanna Lansche, our Marketing & Product Specialist, brings a thirst for knowledge and a critical eye to the EP team. With a background in Communications and experience in writing, content production, and workshops, she is dedicated to producing in-depth and educational content. In her spare time, she enjoys singing, camping, cheering for the Ottawa Senators, and engaging with a variety of media.

Recent Posts

How To Choose The Right Systematic Review Software

By Joanna Lansche

You’ve had enough. After months of struggling to collaborate with distant colleagues, wasting hours cleaning up data, and feeling like every task is taking way too long, you know you need to find help for your systematic review woes.

Systematic review software helps many reviewers increase the...

3 Ways to Save Time In Your Literature Reviews

By Joanna Lansche

We hear it over and over again: there’s not enough time. 

Demand for evidence has been increasing steadily in recent years, and it shows no signs of stopping. Evidence-based research is informing decisions and policy in a wide range of fields and is increasingly used by medical device and...

What’s New In DistillerSR: Reference Navigation Options, Email Alerts, and more

By Joanna Lansche

Ever wondered how we come up with cool new features to make DistillerSR better? We listen to you!

Our latest release, which went live on January 19, 2019, includes several new features inspired by feedback from our user community. Here’s a quick round up of what’s new and notable in this update:

HDE Tables: The Evolution of Hierarchical Data Extraction

By Joanna Lansche

During the data extraction stage of a systematic review, you’re typically dealing with one of two types of data: data that occurs only once in a study (such as the study type, size, and other characteristics), or data that repeats (such as the data collected at each time point for each...

Your Review, Your Needs: Searching for Systematic Review Software

By Joanna Lansche

So, you’re looking for a systematic review or literature review software and have no idea where to start. Well, you’ve come to the right place. 

As a cursory Google search will reveal, there are options for you to choose from. But the trick, as with any purchase or investment, is to find the one...

2017 Survey on Literature Reviews: 3 Fun Facts {Free Infographic}

By Joanna Lansche

“What’s your biggest literature review challenge?”

In August 2017, we asked a group of research professionals this - and a series of other burning questions - in our inaugural Survey on Literature Reviews. Their answers helped to shed light on how and why systematic reviews and other structured...

5 Key Terms You Need to Know About Systematic Reviews

By Joanna Lansche

Whether you’re new to systematic reviews or a long-time expert, there are a few key terms that every researcher needs to know. To start, let’s get back to the basics.