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To initiate the co-publication of a Cochrane Review, the authors of the review should first contact the Managing Editor of the relevant Cochrane Review Group (CRG) using the 'Permission to co-publish' form; see Co-publication forms. Authors should be aware that, even if such a co-publication agreement is in place with the journal, the Cochrane Review article is likely to go through the journal’s own peer review and editorial process, in addition to the Cochrane Review Group's (CRG's) processes. CRGs are encouraged to work with journal editorial teams that maintain a co-publication agreement, so that the process can be made as efficient as possible. Authors who submit a co-published Cochrane Review to a journal that already has a Cochrane co-publication agreement do not need to request permission from the Cochrane Review publishers (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.) or the EMD, but they must complete the ‘Permission to co-publish’ form (see Co-publication forms) and send this to the CRG’s Managing Editor, copying in Georgina Smith, Associate Journals Publishing Manager, Wiley, If the CRG agrees to proceed, the authors should forward the completed form to the EMD for their information (contact, ensure that the subject line of the email clearly states “Co-publication query”).