Master List

The Master List of Journals Being Searched (Master List) is a database that includes about 2,500 unique journals and 350 conference proceedings that have been or are being searched by the Collaboration. The Master List was developed to ensure comprehensive searching coverage of healthcare journals throughout the world with a minimum of duplication of effort.  The USCC maintains the Master List.

Master List (Journals) - Last update 14 March 2011. Last survey of Cochrane Review Groups on completion status: 8  April 2009.

Master List (Conferences) - Last update 18 January 2010.

It is possible to perform interactive online searches of the Master List using a journal name, Cochrane Entity, or handsearcher name. In addition, the Master List may be downloaded from the USCC website directly into an MS Excel or other database/spreadsheet file.

To register a new search for a journal, please submit a completed Journal Hand Search Registration Form.

To register a new search for a conference, please submit a completed Conference Proceedings Hand Search Form.