How to join the Emory University Health Sciences Center Library’s Covidence institutional license

To request access to the institutional account in Covidence, you must use your current Emory University email address (

1. Go to
2. Enter your information (using your “” email address) and click “Request Invitation” link
3. Accept the invitation in your email
4. Log in to your existing Covidence account or sign up for a new account

Creating a review using the EU Health Sciences Center Library’s unlimited license

After clicking the link “Create new review” you will have the option to use your personal account license or select the EU Health Sciences Center Library’s account.

Reviews created under the institutional license will be visible to the administrators of the EU Health Sciences Center Library Covidence account. Your personal account review(s) will only be seen by you.

Once you have created a review or accepted an invitation to another EU Health Sciences Center Library account review, the title will appear in a separate section on your account homepage:

Getting started with Covidence

Covidence offers short video tutorials in their Knowledge Base to help you get started. See Getting Started with Covidence and Main steps in Covidence.

Logged into your Covidence account and need help? Click the question mark in the upper right hand corner to access support.

Working with review team members from other institutions?

See the LINK TO ORG LIBGUIDE on ORG Libraries’ Systematic Review Guide for more information about inviting non-ORG reviewers to your review through the ORG institutional license.

EU Health Sciences Center Library Systematic Review Support

Informationist at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library offer two tiers of support for Emory research groups conducting guideline updates, writing book chapters, or publishing reviews. To learn more about conducting systematic reviews, visit the WHSC Library systematic review page.