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Can I link from an EBSCOhost database to full text content in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews?

Yes - you can link from EBSCOhost databases (including CINAHL) to Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews full text content.

To link from an EBSCOhost database to Cochrane Full Text content:

  1. Log in to EBSCOadmin at

  2. Click the Site/Group Maintenance button located on the main toolbar. 

  3. Click the Go link located in the CustomLinks column.

  4. Click the Add New CustomLink link.

  5. Click the Copy from existing CustomLink button and then click Continue.

  6. Select Full Text in the Chose Category drop down list and then click the  ++show other available CustomLinks link.

  7. Click the Cochrane Full Text (linking within EBSCOhost) link.

  8. Scroll to the Show Link option located in the Advanced Settings section and confirm that If Item is in Collection is selected.

  9. Click to select the Cochrane ISSNs (system.cochrane) entry in the Local Collections for Filter option.  

  10. No other modifications are required to enable linking to Cochrane full text. However, if desired, you can make additional changes on the Site page to meet the needs of your institution. When complete, click the Submit button located at the bottom of the page.


To add the link to your profile:

  1. Click the Customize Services tab, then click the Linking sub-tab.

  2. Click the Modify link for the Custom Links entry. 

  3. Click Add New CustomLinks and mark the Select box for the Cochrane Full Text (linking within EBSCOhost) entry.

  4. Click Submit. Your changes are saved.