Covidence is "the primary screening and data extraction tool for Cochrane authors. Its support of key steps in the Cochrane Review process, cush as citation screening and Risk of bias assessment, and improved links with RevMan make the review writing process more efficient."
A free web application that assists systematic review authors in performing literature screening.
Software for semi-automatic citation screening. The web-based annotation tool, currently in beta version, allows project leads to import the citations that are to be screened for a review from either RefMan or Pubmed.
A resource to identify software tools for various steps in the systematic review process. It is a community-driven, searchable, web-based catalogue of tools that support the systematic review process across multiple domains.
This tool "facilitates the entire review process, from protocol development, team management, study selection, critical appraisal, data extraction, data synthesis and writing systematic review report". It support a number of review types.
UPenn faculty, staff, and students can access freely this tool via Ovid platform, e.g., Ovid Medline, Ovid JBI.
From AHRQ, the Systematic Review Data Repository (SRDR) is a powerful and easy-to-use tool for the extraction and management of data for systematic review or meta-analysis. It is also an open and searchable archive of systematic reviews and their data.
"You can use RevMan for protocols and full reviews. It is most useful when you have formulated the question for the review, and allows you to prepare the text, build the tables showing the characteristics of studies and the comparisons in the review, and add study data. It can perform meta-analyses and present the results graphically."
This is completely open-source, cross-platform software for advanced meta-analysis.
The tool is designed to help those conducting systematic reviews to identify, extract and code information about a particular research study that is to be included in a systematic review. Other tools related are also available. Main tools include
Xmeta is an R package and also an online platform to facilitate comprehensive meta-analysis for users with or without programming skills. It features two analytic paths: 1) for R users, you can install the “xmeta” package and directly call the main functions; and 2) for people who do not use R, you can use the web-based secure meta-analysis pipeline to personalize your own analysis. It includes a wide variety of analyses for univariate, multivariate and network meta-analysis, for continuous, binary and time to event outcomes. In addition, it also includes a rich set of model diagnosis tools and data visualizations for different types of analyses.