• Archie contains accurate and up-to-date information on authors and publications which can be accessed by Cochrane Geographic Group staff at any time.

Global Reports

You can use the ‘Global Reports’ option under ‘Tools’ in Archie, to find a total number of reviews published per country, in the most recent issue of the Library. See Global Reports. If you run this report each month and record the results, you will build up a picture of the monthly and yearly output by authors from your country.

Advanced searches

Examples of advanced searches that can be run in Archie are given below: 

  1. Active authors in a given country
  2. Active authors who are also Contact Person on a review, in a given country
  3. Active authors with review published in a given period, in a given country

Saving searches

You can save, name and re-run these searches at any time using the ‘Saved Searches’ option in Archie. See Saving and loading searches.

1.        Active authors in a given country

Advanced Search: People. Match all rows (AND)

Role in Group Type | Author | Review Group | Active

Document Role | Author | in | Any group | On any document

Country | Is | [Select country]

You can vary the search string in this report to:

  • Include Campbell authors
  • Report on inactive authors
  • Report on contacts with Group role Author but no Document role on a review

2.        Active authors who are also Contact Person on a review in a given country


Advanced Search: People. Match all rows (AND)

Role in Group Type | Author | Review Group | Active

Document Role | Author | in | Any group | On any document

Country | Is | [Select country]

On Results tab: Select All

Advanced Search: People. Match all rows (AND)

Selected People

Document Role | Contact Person | in | Any group | On any document

3.        Active authors with review published in given period, in a given country

Advanced search: Documents. Match all rows (AND)

Document Type | Is | Review Document

Publication Status | Is | Published

Version First Published between | [Select relevant Cochrane Library Issues]

On Results tab: Select All

Advanced Search: People. Match all rows (AND)

Authors of Selected Reviews

Country | Is | [Select country]

This report will list authors currently registered on reviews published in the given period; if there have been changes in authorship post-publication, numbers may differ slightly from the number of authors at the time of publication.