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  1. Add Central ID, Study Design, and Former ID to the fields exported in the supplied RIS export format

    Please add the Central ID, Study Design, and Former ID to the fields exported in the supplied RIS export format.

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    • View folder name instead of "folder contents"

      when I choose a folder and I’m looking at the list of “folder contents” is there a way for the folder name to appear at the top where it says “folder contents”? I’d like to be able to choose a layout where I don’t need to look at the folders list in order to know which folder I am working in.

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      • Include all post-publication amendments to studies in CRS, and link them to the original study record

        It should be easier to find post-publication amendments to studies - not just retractions, but also expressions of concern, corrections and errata, which could all impact upon the data and conclusions of the original study. It would be useful to be able to include all of these post-publication amendments in CRS, and then also to link post-publication amendments to the original study record.

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        • Be able to sort reviews in CRS by the review number (not CD number)

          Have asked before and was told this was completed but I cannot find this. When I look at tracking in CRSW I can see how to add references to a review title. In CRS standalone I can add references to the review name/number via the contact author list.

          All my work and record keeping is organised by the review number so it is essential to be able to display the review list by the review number (not the CD number). In Archie this is the 3rd column, in Revman it is the 2nd column. When I use Archie & Revman…

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          • Allow deletion of folders of imported records

            I would like to be able to delete folders of imported records. If I need to go back and look at one, it would be easier to find if it was not buried in a long list of old ones. Ideally I would like to be able to mark all the folders to be deleted and then delete them all with a single click.

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            • Save a search strategy as New

              If I edit a saved search strategy, I'd like to the option to save the changes as a new saved search. This would mean I could create a new strategy based on an existing saved search.

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              • An easy way of exporting all the references (included and/or exclude and/or ongoing) from our reviews

                As a CIS I would find it useful to be able to easily exporting all the references (included and/or exclude and/or ongoing) from a review, e.g. if you could do this via the tracking screen, by selecting the references. People may also wish to do this for the study records as well.

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                • Highlighting folders

                  As a CIS I would find it useful to b able to see which folder a record is in. Maybe the folder could be highlighted when a record is selected.

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                  • Not an RCT in CRS-W

                    As a CIS I would like to be able to identify references in CENTRAL, via CS-W as not RCT's. Similar to the feature in CRSO, but with one click. If this was then highlighted for others (and myself to see) that would be very useful.

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                    • Linking reference to studies

                      We have a number of features in CRS-W that highlight things to do, e.g. duplicates, errors etc. It might be nice to add an option where CRS identifies references that might be part of a study. A couple of simple algorithms that identified possible links that we could quickly check, e.g. if a record has a trials registry number, and a study has the same number; if two references have the same trial registry number (create a new study); if the matching already done by CRS to identify additional references in reviews as being part of another study were also…

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                      • CRSO - search functionality

                        It would be nice to be able to shorten a combination search of various search lines in CRSO like in Ovid:

                        So, instead of

                        #31 OR #32 OR #33 OR #34 OR #35 OR #36 OR #37 OR #38

                        I would like to be able to do

                        OR #31-#38

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                        • CRS-Web development and Covidence development are they in tandem?

                          How closely is the development of CRS-Web being matched to the functionality and development of Covidence to make sure that the two softwares 'speak to each other' as efficiently as possible? eg when references are marked for full-text screening in Covidence can this be automatically picked up in CRS-Web? There is a real chance to maximise efficiency here lets make sure we make the most of this opportunity?

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                          • CRS group level data autofeed to group website

                            It would be great if certain metrics we generate around maintaining our registers could feed automatically to the relevant CRG website as a way of communicating the state, flow, nature of the current evidence in a particular area. For example: this month, XX new trials in dementia identified; of those XX are pharmacological; XX include over XXX participants; XX are ongoing etc. Obviously the metrics would depend on what the group has extracted and I've described metrics we extract/collect, but it could be things like xx records fed into CENTRAL etc.

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                            • Excluded/deleted records

                              At present records which are 'deleted' go into the 'excluded' pot. It would be useful to be able to sort/filter these records more by reason or context for deletion/exclusion. Records which for whatever reason get deleted can be a very useful source in helping to refine and validate search strategies.

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                              • Add Study/Reference Record Directly from CRSWEB into the Review in Archie/RevMan without Export/Import

                                As a TSC, I would like to 'Mark' the Study/Reference as 'Studies Awaiting Classification' or 'Classification Pending References' in CRSWEB and the marked Study/Reference goes directly into of the related section in the Review in Archie/RevMan. Then there will be no need for Export from CRS and Import into Export.

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                                • I want to be able to deduplicate references I import to CRS against a set previously sent to an author

                                  As a TSC, my understanding is that currently my CRS imports are deduped against everything in my CRS segment. In order to make deduplication of update searches quicker and more efficient, I want to be able to deduplicate against a set of records sent previously to a team - not against my whole segment.

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                                  • Publish study record commentary

                                    We want to be able to record our decisions or commentary in a CRS study record (e.g. whether a trial should trigger an update of a Cochrane Review or not) and make it public either through CRS online or on the Cochrane Library.

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                                    • Copy fields from the reference into the study

                                      I want to import the 'create a study' feature to copy fields across from the reference into the study (specify which reference fields are copied to specific study fields)

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                                      • Improvement of export citation to Word

                                        I want to have improved export citation to Word. Eg so that the TSC could select
                                        1. Which ones of the fields should be presented in Study/Reference Report [.DOCX format]
                                        2. What order the fields should be presented in Report [.DOCX format]
                                        3. What formating the content will have [Bold, Italic, Underline at least]

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                                          Open for voting  ·  4 comments  ·  Export  ·  Admin →
                                        • Import studies

                                          I want to have an option to import reference and studies together or to create and populate study records using content from within a reference record (reference fields would map to specified study fields where appropriate)

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                                            Please provide further information to assist us in making a decision.

                                            Thanks for the comment Farhad. We’re still not clear what this is about. Do you mean you want to export studies and references together so they can be imported into RevMan? Or do you mean you want to work in Excel (or Meerkat?) and import your work into CRS?

                                            The original question seemed to be about importing but it’s now not clear whether this is importing or exporting.

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