This is the story of the MedLit Blitz birthday celebration. Cochrane Crowd joined forces with another innovative platform Mark2Cure to run the MedLit Blitz, consisting of three events: a webinar, a 24 hour Cochrane Crowd screening challenge, and a 24 hour Mark2Cure challenge.
Join Cochrane Crowd, their partner Mark2Cure and their collective global volunteer network for an online MedLit Blitz, May 9th-12th.
Cochrane Crowd, Cochrane’s new citizen science platform, recently ran a successful 48 hour citation screening challenge to reach the goal of 1 million research citations screened. The Cochrane Crowd team have provided this overview of the event.
The Cochrane Dementia Group’s Modifiable Risk Factors project has utilized new crowdsourcing techniques to speed up the review process. Sofía Jaramillo takes a look behind the scenes.
Robert Kemp reports on how a Cochrane review group has, with some success, been working to speed up an important stage of the review production process by introducing crowdsourcing methods to the arduous task of citation screening.