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Cochrane Library Guide: Citing Reviews

Welcome to the Cochrane Library Research Guide! This guide will help students better use and understand Cochrane Library, to understand what is reliable evidence and other systematic reviews, clinical trials, and more.

Generating Automatic Citations

Click on "How to Cite" from the main report page.

You can copy/paste the citation into a Microsoft Word file or any text box/document.

Remember: these citations are computer generated. Always double-check for accuracy and formatting style.


  1. Click on "Export Citation for this Article" from the main report page.

  2. Select your computer type (PC, Unix or Linux, Mac) and preferred format (citation only, citation and abstract).

  3. Click "Export Citation." The citation will be downloaded as a .txt file.