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Essential resources for writing and publishing health research

Library for health research reporting

The Library contains a comprehensive searchable database of reporting guidelines and also links to other resources relevant to research reporting.

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The EQUATOR Network works to improve the reliability and value of medical research literature by promoting transparent and accurate reporting of research studies.

Our Toolkits support different user groups, including:


Information and resources for authors


Information and resources for editors and peer reviewers


Information and resources for guideline developers


Information and resources for librarians


Information and resources for teachers



EQUATOR highlights

3/03/2015 - Unique new EQUATOR course for health researchers


UK EQUATOR Centre Publication School, 6th-10th July 2015, St Anne’s College, Oxford UK Fit for purpose: The secrets of success in writing, publishing, and disseminating research articles It is a truth universally acknowledged that a large number of published research … Read More

25/11/2014 - REWARD / EQUATOR Conference 2015 Edinburgh, UK 28-30 September 2015


The 2015 REWARD / EQUATOR Conference will be held in Edinburgh, UK

Save the dates: 28-30 September 2015

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Interesting videos

Rigour Mortis: How Bad Research is Killing Science

Professor Malcolm Macleod, Personal Chair in Neurology and Translational Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh, delivers his inaugural lecture entitled:

“Rigour Mortis: How Bad Research is Killing Science”.

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What could or should research funders do?

J Farrar Professor Jeremy Farrar talks very engagingly about challenges for health and research reflecting his experience as a clinician, scientist and as a director of the Wellcome Trust.

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Latest guest blogger

Reporting diagnostic accuracy studies: Evaluating 10 years of STARD

Daniel Korevar 31/03/2015

Daniël A. Korevaar & Jérémie F. Cohen, Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands Over 250 reporting guidelines are currently available in the EQUATOR library. One of the most established of these is the STARD … Read More