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Cochrane Library Guide

A guide to using the Cochrane Library with tutorials and other resources.

need more help citing? Try the Guide

Use our Citation Guide for in-depth help on citation styles, RefWorks, and Plagiarism Prevention.


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.
  4. You can copy/paste the text from the downloaded file or upload it to RefWorks (video).