CRS videos and Quick Reference Guides

The CIS support team have created short video tutorials that are convenient to watch, along with accompanying PDF guides.

There are more coming soon, but if you have any requests for short video how-tos, please contact the CIS Support team: cis-support@cochrane.org

Logging in

What account should you use to log into the CRS? Who has access?

Video (2:14mins)

Dashboard

The dashboard - what the dashboard is and how to add items and remove items 

Video (1:44 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Layouts

Overview of layouts - An overview of the different screen layouts in CRS Web

Video (2:15 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Folders

How to add and remove records from folders - how to use the various options for adding records to folders

Video (2:32 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Working with folders - how to add new folders, rename, share and delete them

Video (2:08 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

CENTRAL and CRS Web

Publishing to CENTRAL routines - updated October 2018

Video (12:22mins)

Searching CENTRAL - how to search CENTRAL via CRS Web

Video (4:20 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Differences between searching different versions of CENTRAL

Video (5:25mins)

Adding included studies to CENTRAL - how to add studies that have been included in a Cochrane review to CENTRAL via CRS Web

Video (3:33 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Identifying records in your segment, register and with your Group tag in CENTRAL - how to find records in your segment and register in CRS Web

Video (2:48 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Searching in CRS Web

What is a segment?

Video (2:17 mins)

Searching and Cochrane Crowd decisions: what is the Cochrane Crowd search, and how can I apply it to a search in CRS Web?

Video (6:31 mins)

How to convert a search from CENTRAL via Wiley or CRSO to CRS Web.

Video (6:05 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

ClinicalTrials.gov interface

An overview of the CT.gov interface in CRS Web, how to search it and import records.

Video (4:54 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

ClinicalTrials.gov: restoring excluded records - how to restore CT.gov records that you've previously excluded from your CRS segment

Video (1:03 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Working with records

Working with records: how records look in the CRS, and the functionality you have access to within the "Fields" tab.

Video (4:18 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Working with records: an overview of the tabs (other than the fields tab), and what to do about the message "This record matches someone else's, and some fields are different to yours. Click here to see them".

Video (4:29 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Global editing records: how to use the global edit feature to change a batch of records in CRS Web.

Video (5:48 mins)

Links between studies and references: how to go a reference from it's linked studies

Video (5:49 mins)

How to add a reference to a study

Video (5:05 mins)

Matching a study to a review: explaining the links between CRS Web and Archie.

Video (5:08 mins)

How to exclude records from CRS Web

Video (3:29 mins)

Excluded records: where do they go?

Video (3:01 mins)

Tracking

How to use tracking for older reviews - how to add references previously sent to an author for a review to the tracking screen

Video (5:02 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Screening records

Triaging - tools to help you to screen records in CRS Web

Video (2:11 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Highlighting text: how to highlight words within a reference’s abstract to help with screening records for inclusion in a review group’s trials register.

Video (5.26 mins)

Classifier

Sending Records to the Classifier - how to send records to the Classifier, and what the Classifier score means

Video (3:50 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

RCT Classifier example for Living Systematic Reviews

Video (3:05 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

PDF Quick Ref Guide - sending records to authors via the Classifier

Deduplicating records

Creating new deduplication filters - how to create a deduplication filter in CRS Web

Video (2:04 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Deduplicating and merging one or more records.

Video (5:00 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Dealing with duplicate legacy records from CRS stand-alone: how to manage records when you get the message: "One of more of these records contain duplicate group records. These must be dealt with before you can action the duplicate records found.

Video (3:21 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

How to remove a duplicate from a list of references, by merging records together.

Video (3:28 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Import

Importing records into CRS Web - basics

Video (3:56 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Which import filter should I use?

PDF Quick Ref Guide

Import error: explains why you might get the message “An unusually low number of bibliographic fields were found in the upload process for some fields”.

Video (3:19 mins)

Importing options - importing records into CRS Web: the different options for new and existing records

Video (4:10 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Creating import filters - how to create your own import filters in CRS Web

Video (3:24 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Export

How to export records - takes you through the different options for exporting records from CRS Web

Video (1:57 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

HarmoniSR guidance

This video looks at the HarmoniSR guidance, which determines the correct format for records that will be published in CENTRAL.

Video (7:39 mins) PDF Quick Ref Guide

Retractions

How to deal with retractions in CRS Web

PDF Quick Ref Guide