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United States Cochrane Center archives

Identifier: HMD MS ACC 2011-044




  • 2002-2018


127.5 Linear Feet (102 boxes + 9.2 GB electronic records)


Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Language of Materials

Collection materials primarily in English

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Biographical/Historical Note

Established in December 2002 when the New England Cochrane Center Boston office, the New England Cochrane Center Providence office, and the San Francisco Cochrane Center merged to form a single registered entity with a main office and two branches. USCC is one of the 12 centers around the world that facilitate the work of the Cochrane Collaboration. Provides training and support for review authors, Trials Search Coordinators (TSCs), Review Group Coordinators (RGCs), editors, handsearchers, consumers and others. Since 2002, a special focus of the main office in Baltimore has been the development, growth and support of a national coalition of consumer advocacy organizations, whose members are educated in evidence-based healthcare decision making. Also supports the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL).



Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine


Gift, Kay Dickersin, 12/6/2011, Accession #2011-044, 2018-019.

Finding Aid to the United States Cochrane Center archives
Unverified Partial Draft
Derived using MARCedit
March 2013
Language of description
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Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
Edition statement

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