To learn more about conducting systematic reviews at Deakin University, visit the Deakin library guide or write to

How to join Deakin’s institutional licence

To request access to Deakin's Covidence account, you must have an active email address.

Click to go to the Covidence sign-up page
Enter your information and click "Request Invitation"
Accept the invitation via your email

Creating a review under the Deakin licence

When creating a new review, you'll have the option to use your personal account licence, or the Deakin institutional licence.

Note that if a review is created under the institutional licence, it will be visible to the administrators of the Deakin University Covidence licence.

Once created, the review will appear in the relevant section on your account:


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 to learn more.

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