Search results can be imported into Covidence by saving them in either RIS format (or a txt file from Pubmed). All of our major search platforms provide an option to save in at least one or both of these formats.
Exporting Search Results for Export into Covidence provides clear instructions on how to save search results in the appropriate format for Ovid databases, EBSCO databases, PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, the Cochrane Library and ProQuest databases:
If you exported your results into a citation manager (RefWorks, EndNote, Mendeley or Zotero), you can import these results into Covidence by first exporting the results to a file using the RIS format.
If you require assistance in saving database search results, please contact the Library using any of our Ask Us methods.