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The Criticism Management System for the Cochrane Library.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11868449     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In April 1997, the Cochrane Collaboration implemented the Criticism Management System for The Cochrane Library, allowing readers to electronically submit criticisms on Cochrane reviews and protocols. As a result of resource constraints and user feedback, the Criticism Management System evolved through three different versions. Major problems have included difficult access to the system, a lack of automation within the system, a low number of submissions (171 criticisms submitted per 1,388 reviews), and a low response rate to these criticisms by authors of reviews (26 criticisms have received published responses). These low figures suggest that users of The Cochrane Library are not commenting on the published reviews or not using the Criticism Management System to make their criticisms known to the authors. An easier-to-use system and better ways of encouraging feedback from readers and responses from reviewers are needed in the future.
Authors:
Melissa Ober; Ryo Shohara; Drummond Rennie; Veronica Yank; Lisa A Bero
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Evaluation & the health professions     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0163-2787     ISO Abbreviation:  Eval Health Prof     Publication Date:  2002 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-02-28     Completed Date:  2002-03-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7805992     Medline TA:  Eval Health Prof     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  98-115     Citation Subset:  H; T    
Affiliation:
University of California, San Francisco, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Databases, Bibliographic
Evidence-Based Medicine
Feedback
Humans
Information Services / standards*
International Cooperation
Internet
Libraries, Medical / organization & administration*

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