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EPPI Reviewer Web


Introduction to EPPI Reviewer Web - General Differences (3:07)
A quick introduction to EPPI-Reviewer Web, focusing on the main differences to EPPI-Reviewer 4.

Introduction to EPPI-Reviewer Web - Further information (5:09)
A further look at the features of EPPI-Reviewer Web and how it differs to EPPI-Reviewer 4.

Setting up a typical systematic review using EPPI-Reviewer Web (7:36)
Starting a review in EPPI-Reviewer Web - the basic steps.

Importing references into EPPI-Reviewer Web (3:37)
How to bring references into your review, including manual creation of an item, importing saved search results and running a PubMed search within EPPI-Reviewer Web. It also looks at maintaining your search log.

Creating reference groups and allocating coding assignments in EPPI-Reviewer Web (2:45)
How to create reference groups in EPPI-Reviewer Web and use them to allocate reviewers' coding assignments to reviewers to code.

Understanding data entry modes, double coding and reconciliation in EPPI-Reviewer Web (5:04)
How to create reference groups in EPPI-Reviewer Web and use them to allocate reviewers' coding assignments to reviewers to code.

Creating Reports in EPPI-Reviewer Web (Coding and Quick Question Reports) (3:46)
This video looks at how to create Coding Reports and Quick Question Reports in EPPI-Reviewer Web, as well as how to run Configurable Reports in ER-Web, that were created in EPPI-Reviewer 4.




Create/edit an EPPI-Reviewer user account (3:30)
How to create a user account (with free one month trial period) - needed to access EPPI Reviewer. You will also see how to edit your account details, should you wish to.

Purchasing EPPI-Reviewer access online (5:25)
Purchasing user account extensions to allow further usage of EPPI Reviewer and setting up shared reviews.

Inviting a user into your review (1:13)
How to invite a user into your shareable review,

Using the RIS EXPORT utility (4:41)
How to convert your search results into an RIS formatted file, ready for import into EPPI Reviewer.
(This utilty is used when you cannot find the correct import filter in EPPI-Reviewer.)


EPPI Reviewer 4


EPPI-Reviewer 4 example systematic review (8:29)
This video looks at the example review included with your account. You are free to explore and edit the example review to learn about EPPI-Reviewer's many functions.

EPPI-Reviewer 4 demonstration review (9:08)
Focusing on a demonstration review, and how it might be set up within EPPI-Reviewer 4. It provides an overview of the many functions available and how they can help you manage your systematic review.

Easy introduction to EPPI-Reviewer 4 (3:56)
A brief introduction to EPPI-Reviewer 4, ideally used in conjunction with the "Easy introduction" in the user manual.

Importing references into your review (3:47)
Bringing references into your review, including manually creating an item, importing saved search results, running a PubMed search within EPPI-Reviewer, and maintaining your search log.

Duplicate checking in EPPI-Reviewer 4 (3:22)
Covering the basic duplicate checking functions in EPPI Reviewer 4.

Screening - Part 1: single data entry (6:55)
Normal (single-user) screening in ER4, looking at different ways of setting up a screening tool, allocating studies for screening, screening/coding the studies, and ways of managing full text retrieval.

Screening - Part 2: multiple data entry (7:11)
Double screening in ER4, showing how to allocate items for double screening and screen them, then complete agreements and reconcile disagreements. We advise watching Part 1 before watching Part 2.

How to create reference groups and allocate coding assignments in EPPI-Reviewer 4 (1:52)
This video shows you how to create groups of references in EPPI-Reviewer 4 and then how to allocate them to people to code (coding assignments).

Line by line pdf coding in EPPI-Reviewer 4 (6:21)
The line by line pdf coding directly on your uploaded pdfs within ER4! The reviewer is able to highlight relevant areas of text and assign codes to that text to help identify analytic and descriptive themes in that text. This information can then be presented using different report formats including conceptional relationship diagrams.

Running reports in EPPI-Reviewer 4 (8:21)
This video looks at the reporting functions in ER4 and how they can be used to present your categorical, textual and numeric data in a wide variety of formats. These formats include Frequency, Crosstab, Coding and Summary reports.

Creating a configurable report for analysis in Excel (8:21)
This video takes you through how to create a configurable report in EPPI-Reviewer 4 for easier analysis in Excel. It also shows you how to run reports in EPPI-Reviewer Web, that were initially created in EPPI-Reviewer 4.

EPPI-Reviewer 4 coding only interface (3:15)
This video looks at the 'Coding only' interface of ER4. The 'Coding only' interface is designed to simplify your coding tasks by using your coding allocations to direct your work in an optimised interface. It also allows true double-blind coding or screening by ensuring that the different reviewers cannot access each other's work.

Accessing EPPI-Reviewer using your Archie credentials (3:36)
This video is for Cochrane review authors who already have an Archie account but do not yet have an EPPI-Reviewer account. As part of the Cochrane CAST program Cochrane authors can now have free access to EPPI-Reviewer to work on their Cochrane reviews.



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