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  1. Ability to view more than 50 records per 'page'

    At the moment I can only see 50 records listed in each page - I'd like tobe able to customise this so I can have more records in a 'page' to save clicking through multiple pages

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      declined  ·  0 comments  ·  Screen displays  ·  Admin →
    • Remove from

      It would be great to be able to drag a record out of a folder. If we had an icon that allowed you to drag a record to it, and it would remove the record from a folder.

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      • I would like to have an "all keyword" field in CRSW to include EH,EMT,MH,KY,KW.

        There are several subject heading fields (e.g. MeSH, EMtree, keywords, other keywords) It should be possible to search all these simultaneously.

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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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            0 comments  ·  CENTRAL  ·  Admin →
            declined  ·  UXG AdministratorUXG Administrator responded

            This has been discussed previously, there isn’t an easy mechanism for retractions. Solution is to link retractions / errata / corrections to a study. Sam will email Bryony and Anne will put a piece in the digest.

          • 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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            • 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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              • 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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                • 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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                  • 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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                      • 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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                        • 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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                          • 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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                              declined  ·  UXG AdministratorUXG Administrator responded

                              Expecting this to be possible in some form, but most likely through Covidence. No known timeline at this point.

                            • 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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                                • 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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                                  • 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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                                    • 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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                                      • 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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                                        • Use plug ins

                                          I want to use plugins from websites that will allow me to import records into CRS directly

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                                            declined  ·  UXG AdministratorUXG Administrator responded

                                            No further information was provided and can not be followed up as name not available.

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