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Covidence: Getting Started

Accessing your Account

Using PubMed?

If you are searching PubMed and plan to export citations into Covidence, please follow the directions listed at the bottom of this website:

  1. Run your search and select articles of interest
  2. Click the 'Save' button above your search results
  3. Select the format 'PubMed'
  4. Save the file and import into Covidence

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Setting up your review, importing citations

Note - New PubMed Interface

**As a note, it is not currently possible to export citations into Covidence from the new PubMed interface (  However, it is still possible to export citations in an appropriate file format (XML) through the legacy version of PubMed, so it is advised that you continue to use the legacy version of PubMed until that issue is addressed in the new version.**

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