Managing your specialised register
There are a variety of training resources available to help you manage your specialised register with CRS Web.
Videos and quick reference guides
A range of short training CRS Web videos and PDF Quick Reference Guides have been produced by the CIS support team.
Webinar and training recordings
CIS Handbook (Chapter 4) - useful information on developing and maintaining your specialised register.
CRS import filters
CRS search syntax
A guide to CRS search syntax.
CENTRAL authority records
Following consultation in Vienna and Birmingham, the Cochrane Information Specialists Executive with the help of the Support Team, developed and disseminated the following policy for authority records for CRS Web:
Randomised controlled trials, quasi-randomised controlled trials, controlled before and after studies and interrupted time series are the study designs eligible for publication in CENTRAL. The CERT group have produced guidance on which other reports may be eligible for publication:
The HarmoniSR Guidance for formatting core (or mandatory) fields in reference and study records in the Cochrane Register of Studies (CRS)
- Final report
- CRS core field guide: references
- CRS core field guide: study records
- CRS core field guide: books and theses
- HarmoniSR Webinar: A special webinar on applying the HarmoniSR rules in CRS Web, and how authority records might work in the future.
Identifying RCTs - Crowd tasks for identifying RCTs
Identifying trials - resources for searching for and identifying trials.