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  1. automatic alert for retraction of included studies

    It would be really nice if there was an auto alert option within the CRS when a paper is being retracted .
    While browsing I came across this tool, Pubchase (https://www.pubchase.com) which has the ability of automatically alert you when one of the papers in the library is retracted using retraction watch (http://retractionwatch.com/2014/03/20/want-alerts-about-retractions-of-papers-in-your-library-check-out-pubchase/) If this tool is able to do this automatically would this be something which we could use with the CRS?

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      declined  ·  0 comments  ·  Alerts  ·  Admin →
    • Exporting Structured Machine-Readable Data and Meta-Data in CRS

      As a researcher, I want to be able to export the studiefied references with extracted data (outcome and RoB) and their meta-data in XML or Excel machine-readable format, to be able to share the usable data as a supplementary file to my review.

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      • Marking records

        When i mark records that i have imported (eg. as part of the Living Systematic Review trial we are to send refs that are classified >10 in RCT classifier), i like that i can then send these files to a folder. However, it would be amazing if there was the function which can identify the REMAINING refs so i can quickly add them to another folder. At the moment i am marking records twice & it can take a long time. Also, it would be great if you could continue to mark records across pages - at the moment you…

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          declined  ·  0 comments  ·  Marked records  ·  Admin →
        • Prisma information

          When I run searches to update a review I import all the new references into CRS, deduplicate and then add to tracking for the review. I usually do at least 2 search updates (sometimes more) and it can be difficult to keep track of the relevant totals for PRISMA. I have my search totals on paper, deduplicated results in CRS if I still have the imported batch and another number in tracking. Sometime the separate lists do not seem right and it get more complicated for multiple searches. Could CRS keep the number of references submitted to tracking (by review)…

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          • Automated find full-text function

            Automated find full-text function - many reference management packages now have this feature. This would also help in making the best use of Covidence.

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            • Improved export for study fields

              I want to have the study name, included/excluded type, reviews attached to details within the export for references

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                declined  ·  0 comments  ·  Export  ·  Admin →
              • Email to multiple authors

                I want to have all emails sent to multiple authors in "send to author" process so that all of the author team can have the search results, and not just the contact author

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                • Check dates are entered correctly

                  I want to to be able to check dates are entered correctly before the search so that I can save time.

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                    declined  ·  0 comments  ·  Standardisation  ·  Admin →
                  • Upload and download fro Server

                    I want to upload and download filters from the server so I can store them and share them (and access filters uploaded by other users)

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                      declined  ·  0 comments  ·  Importing  ·  Admin →
                    • Improvement of seeded list pop up

                      I want to improve the seeded list pop up so I can edit the list. Any items edited will then need to be edited globally.

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                      • Group Topic List and Studies

                        As a TSC I would like to be able to have the Group’s Topic List as an item or icon or label that appears when a reference or study is retrieved. To explain:

                        Currently in software used for some registers (meerKat), it’s possible to assign STUDIES (NOT references) to the topic list. For example, Interleukin-receptor antagonists (IL-2) a class of immunosuppressive drugs) is a sub-heading under the major heading Kidney Transplantation on a topic list. Any study which is an RCT of IL-2s can be assigned to this subheading. The study:
                        1. can relate to a current review so can…

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                        • Synchronise tabs

                          When synchronising is completed, I would like to see tabs relating to my register i.e. a tab for references and one for studies. Register record information is currently mixed with review information.

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                          • Import PDFs together with the citation stored in EndNote

                            EndNote allows to attach a PDF to a download citation. It would be really good to be able to import this PDFs too into CRS. There might be some issues with some PDFs have a copyright restriction, but it should be able to do it with the Open Access ones.

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                            • Synchronisation?

                              I want to see which table it is updating, whether all tables or a specific tables (Wants descriptions of which tables are updating during synchronisation?)

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                              • Marked lists in browse tab

                                I want to have marked list in the same tab as browse

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                                  declined  ·  0 comments  ·  Marked records  ·  Admin →
                                • Manually add/remove audit trail

                                  I want to manually add and remove audit trail items

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                                  • Wild card check for spaces

                                    I want to use the wild card to check for spaces as well as characters in my search so that I don't have to enter as many terms into my search strategy

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                                    • View hand search records once they are synchronised

                                      I want to view handsearch records once they have been synchronised as they are currently removed from the local CRS and sent to the handsearch group.

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                                      • Add additional trial registries

                                        I want more trial registries to be searchable through the CRS so that I can find and add details of ongoing clinical trials more easily

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                                          Dec 2014: As we cannot act on this right now, we’re flagging it as Declined to release the votes. If new opportunities arise we’ll be happy to pursue this again.

                                          Oct 2014: I’ve had the following update on this from CEU/CRS team:

                                          “In 2010 Cochrane opened discussions with representatives from WHO about the possibility of being able to search the ICTRP database from within the CRS in the same way that ClinicalTrials.gov can be searched. WHO was unable to authorise use of ICTRP records in a way that CRS users would have found helpful due to the obligations they have to the owners of the individual component trials registries. The possibility of working with WHO on ICTRP occurred again briefly in 2014 but again did not come to fruition so at this stage attempts to make ICTRP searchable from within the CRS have been suspended.
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