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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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  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • BioMed Central
  • British Medical Journal
  • Committee on Public Ethics
  • The Lancet
  • Public Library of Science
  • PROSPERO, Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
  • Medwave


  • National Institute for Health Research
  • Medical Research Council
  • Canadian Institute of Health
  • Chief Scientist Office (CSO)
  • Pan-American Health Organization
  • Cancer Research UK

EQUATOR highlights

2/05/2024 - New partnership announced between the EQUATOR Network and the Center for Open Science (COS)

Among many of its goals, Open Science is a movement toward better, clearer research. Working toward that goal requires coordinated effort, and it is for that reason that a partnership between the EQUATOR Network and the Center for Open Science (COS) makes sense.

27/02/2023 - Automatic translation now available on the EQUATOR Network website

We’re delighted to announce that our partnership with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has resulted in http://www.equator-network.org becoming multilingual

Interesting videos

EQUATOR Canada Publication School team educational video

The EQUATOR Canada Publication School team (consisting of patient partners and researchers) have launched an educational video resource, titled “How do I publish a paper? The introductory video provides viewers with practical guidance on how the publication team, consisting of patient/public partners and research team members, can work together to define roles and contributions throughout the publication process.

Centre for Journalology Speaker Series video

The Canadian EQUATOR Centre, home to the Centre for Journalology, has started a new Speaker Series for 2021. The first session in the series was held on the 14th of January and was presented by Dr Lisa Caulley, Dr Robert Frank, Hassan Khan, and Alicia Ricketts, from the Centre. They spoke about recent research on reporting guidelines, planned research examining open science hiring practices, and journal transparency. The recording of the talk is freely available.

Latest guest blogger

New resource for research teams to improve the reporting of implementation studies


In this blog post, Dr Louise Hull, an implementation research lead, discusses the development of a new resource to help improve the reporting of implementation studies.