Cochrane Library data request form

Please use this form to request data from published Cochrane Reviews, for non-commercial, research and development purposes. Data may be used, for example:

  • to support methodological research to advance the conduct of systematic reviews¬†
  • to illustrate longitudinal publishing trends
  • to identify evidence gaps to inform future research

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We make every effort to facilitate requests that aim to further knowledge for the benefit of Cochrane's audiences. Please provide as much relevant information as possible to enable your request to be processed promptly.

Please note that we are unable to provide personal contact information. 

Your form will initially be submitted to the Cochrane Community Support team, and then sent for approval by a member of the Editorial and Methods Department. If your request is approved, you will be required to sign our Terms and Conditions of Use before we can release the data to you.

Please allow at least 15 working days for these requests to be processed.

Cochrane reserves the right to reject requests to share data. Contact for further information.

Please complete this form in full to allow us to process your request. All fields are required (*).

Please note that we can only provide data for non-commercial, research and development purposes.
(Please note that Cochrane should be appropriately acknowledged as the source of data in any publication, and a copy of any related publication should be sent to