Consumers and Communication Group resources for authors

Please note: all Cochrane reviews are expected to comply with the Methodological Expectations of Cochrane Intervention Reviews (MECIR) conduct and reporting standards.

Tools, templates and checklists

Title proposal stage

We call for new title proposals periodically. To be informed about the next call for title proposals, ensure you are subscribed to our newsletter.  

Before deciding whether you should apply to register a title, please see the following resources:

Authors may also like to consult our Topic list (PDF 120 KB) and the methodological guides listed below

Protocol stage

Review stage

Update stage

Methodological guides for review authors

Authors please note: Selected updated chapters of the Cochrane Handbook are now available at Please use these updated versions where chapters are referred in any of the CCCG resource documents below.