Support for Systematic Reviews

Cochrane Interactive Learning

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Are you tackling a systematic review but not sure where to start? Struggling to define your review question or come up with a clear search strategy?

The Library now has access to Cochrane Interactive Learning consisting of 11 modules to help you improve your knowledge and skills in conducting systematic reviews. Whilst Cochrane is designed for healthcare interventions, any researcher who is interested in systematic reviews or systematic searching can benefit from this resource with the first three modules of particular interest.

How to access

The first time you use the resource you will need to register using your Kent email – you will then be send a confirmation email link to activate your account.

Register with your university email address by following the instructions available on Cochrane’s help pages.

New to literature reviews?

If you have never undertaken a literature review before, you may like to start with our Library Research Skills Moodle module. And if you are a Research Post-graduate student (PGR) see the Writing a Literature Review guide from the Graduate and Researcher College


Access to Cochrane Interactive Learning is running as a pilot from May 2021 to May 2022 so we would appreciate your feedback on this resource. Please leave a comment below or email

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