The new Cochrane Library platform, launched on 7 August 2018, includes a new system for the submission and storage of comments. Cochrane Library users can (as previously) submit Comments on Cochrane Reviews and Protocols, and Cochrane Review Groups continue to receive notification of relevant new comments by email. The new system for publishing comments is not available to Cochrane Review Groups immediately at launch, and will be introduced soon after launch.

The new comments publication system, when introduced, involves three important changes: