The SR Toolbox is a community-driven, searchable, web-based catalogue of tools that support the systematic review process across multiple domains. Contains free and subscription based resources.
Has been established to support researchers to report, store and share their searches consistently and to enable them to review and re-use existing searches..
CADIMA is a free web tool facilitating the conduct and assuring for the documentation of systematic reviews, systematic maps and further literature reviews.
Rayyan is a 100% free web application for semi-automated screening titles and abstracts. It helps systematic review authors perform their job in a quick, easy and enjoyable fashion. Authors create systematic reviews, collaborate on them, maintain them over time and get suggestions for article inclusion.
The Systematic Review Data Repository (SRDR) is a Web-based tool for the extraction and management of data for systematic review or meta-analysis. This is a free resource.
Free resource to generate your PRISMA Flow Diagram.
MetaLight is a software application designed to support the teaching and learning of meta-analysis. It is freely available and, as it uses the Silverlight browser plugin.
The metafor package is a free and open-source add-on for conducting meta-analyses with the statistical software environment R.
PredicTER is a tool for estimating how long a review will take to complete. The tool calculates the time requirements for various tasks involved in reviewing evidence, from planning and coordination to quantitative synthesis and reporting.
Free semi-automated citation screening tool from Brown University. Needs registration.
Free open source software from Brown University for performing meta-analysis of continuous, binary, or diagnostic test accuracy data.
EPPI-Reviewer is software for all types of literature review, including systematic reviews, meta-analyses, 'narrative' reviews and meta-ethnographies. Available to Cochrane authors free of charge; subscription fee for others.
Freely available software for generating evidence profiles and summary-of-findings tables for systematic reviews and supporting development of guideline recommendations.
System for the Unified Management, Assessment and Review of Information (SUMARI)
Is the Joanna Briggs Institute's premier software for the systematic review of literature. It facilitates the entire review process, from protocol development, team management, study selection, critical appraisal, data extraction, data synthesis and writing a systematic review report. Essentially, it is a word processor, reference management program, statistical and qualitative data analysis program all in one easy to use web application. Free but registration is required.
Systematic Review Data Repository
A web-based tool for conducting systematic reviews. It serves as: a tool for extracting and storing information from studies; an open and searchable archive of key questions addressed in systematic reviews; and a public repository of study data.
A free open platform to support research and enable collaboration. OSF allows users to search and discover papers, data and materials; to design study; collect and analyze data; and publish reports.