Cochrane's editorial and publishing policies and practices for articles published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, the Cochrane Library.


Submission to publicationAfter publication

Policies that apply to proposals for Cochrane Reviews and the preparation of Cochrane Reviews and other Cochrane content before the articles are submitted for editorial review.

Policies relevant to Cochrane content between submission for editorial review and up to publication.

Policies relevant to articles after publication.

General editorial policiesGeneral publishing policiesFor Editors: editorial management

General editorial policies applicable throughout the preparation of articles before publication.

General publishing policies and related information.

This section provides guidance for editorial teams on how to implement the policies listed in the Cochrane Editorial and Publishing Policy Resource plus policies or information specific to Editors involved in the preparation and publication of Cochrane Reviews and other Cochrane content.

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