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Table 2 Comparison between software packages

From: Usability and acceptability of four systematic review automation software packages: a mixed method design

  Participant 1 Participant 2 Participant 3
Covidence vs SRA-Helper for EndNote Rayyan vs RobotAnalyst Covidence vs SRA-Helper for EndNote vs Rayyan vs RobotAnalyst
Which software package did you find better for screening citations?
Why did you make this selection?
SRA-Helper for EndNote Rayyan SRA-Helper for EndNote
I am more proficient with computers than most and so I prefer the more technical systems Because of the annotations I am able to make Web-based tools are too slow and do not allow mapping of keys onto decisions (have to use the mouse throughout)
Which software package did you find better for resolving conflicts?
Why did you make this selection?
Covidence RobotAnalyst Covidence
The automation of Covidence really streamlines the process further Because the software’s input helped me see things from a new perspective SRA-Helper for EndNote is not particularly great for this—it’s a bit time consuming
If you were to conduct a screening of citations and resolving conflicts again, which of the two/four software packages are you most likely to use? Why did you make this selection? SRA-Helper for EndNote RobotAnalyst SRA-Helper for EndNote
SRA-Helper for EndNote was quicker The continuous re-calibration about estimations in order to make accurate predictions is a useful tool.
Also, I enjoy knowing how many citations I have left to screen
Because of the ability to map keyboard keys onto decisions and automatic advancing of new reference to top of screen once previous reference decided
Do you have any further comments or feedback? Nil Nil Nil