Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (includes DARE Database of Abstracts and Reviews of Effects) The CRD databases are updated daily and provide decision-makers with access to:
- Over 9,000 quality assessed systematic reviews
- Over 11,000 economic evaluations
- Over 10,000 summaries of completed and ongoing health technology assessments
- Summaries of all Cochrane reviews and protocols
- Summaries of Campbell reviews
Although, the largest identifiable user of our databases is the NHS, we now have a diverse audience with users all around the world. In 2010, visitors from 199 countries viewed over four million records, free of charge, via the CRD website. This usage equates to an average viewing rate of one abstract every eight seconds.
The Cochrane Library contains high-quality, independent evidence to inform health care decision-making. It includes reliable evidence from Cochrane and other systematic reviews, clinical trials, and more. Cochrane reviews bring you the combined results of the world’s best medical research studies, and are recognized as the gold standard in evidence-based health care.
The Joanna Briggs Institute:
The Joanna Briggs Institute is an International not-for-profit Research and Development Organization specializing in Evidence-Based resources for health care professionals in nursing, midwifery, medicine, and allied health. With over 54 Centers and groups, servicing over 90 countries, The Joanna Briggs Institute is a recognized global leader in Evidence-Based Health Care.