How to use the Cochrane Library
Use these resources to help you better navigate and benefit from the Cochrane Library content and features. Please bear with us as we update the materials to include the new branding for search features. For a guide to searching, please visit the Search Guide, Search Function, or the Search Page.
Cochrane branding and the Cochrane Library website. Where is everything?
The Cochrane Library Reference Guide
The Reference Guide provides easy step-by-step guidance to using the Cochrane Library as well as a detailed overview of available features and functionality.
View or download the Reference Guide (PDF) in English (updated August 2016) and Chinese.
Search error messages can be explained here.
Live Online Workshops are available each month on how to make the most of the Cochrane Library. Sessions are conducted using WebEx, an online conferencing system that allows you to view live presentations from your desktop. All you need is an internet connection and access to a telephone. Training is offered completely free of charge and we will provide a toll free number to dial in.
Go to wiley-onlinelibrary.webex.com to view the current schedule.
Online self-paced tutorials
These online tutorials were designed for users as a quick and informative overview and demonstration of the Cochrane Library. The tutorials provide an introduction to the Cochrane Library and how to browse and search the Cochrane Library.
Part 1 - An introduction to the Cochrane Library
Databases -Additional information
The Anywhere Systematic Review
'Any format, any device, any time'
Today, more than ever, we need access to information that is immediate, clear and communicable. As a member of the scientific community we serve, you will know how important it is to have access to that data. Anywhere Systematic Review is available whenever you need it, and wherever you are.