Covidence Support

Covidence is a purpose – built tool designed to improve systematic reviews to help healthcare professionals and researchers draw on the best available evidence. RCSI Bahrain Library has specialised librarians available to support and assist researchers with the systematic review process. Contact Library Research support services to learn more about conducting systematic reviews. You can visit the Library guides or email  to request individual or group training.

How to join RCSI Bahrain Library’ Covidence institutional license

You can create your personal sign in information with Covidence before or after joining the institutional subscription. To request access to the institutional account in Covidence, you must use your current RCSI email address (

1. Go to

2. Enter your information (using your RCSI 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

5. If you have already joined the RCSI Bahrain Library’s Covidence account, then you can log into Covidence and log in with your email and password and proceed to use Covidence

Creating a review using the RCSI Libraries’ unlimited license

After clicking the link “Create new review” you will have the option to use your personal account license or select the RCSI Bahrain Library account.

Reviews created under the institutional license will be visible to the administrators of the RCSI Bahrain 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 organization 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.