The Cochrane Library (http://www. cochranelibrary.com) is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence, including Cochrane Reviews. Cochrane Reviews become open-access one year after publication. Abstracts and plain language summaries (in various languages) are freely available.
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Cochrane South Africa is offering sponsored subscriptions. A limited number of free registrations are available to South African residents but adequate motivation for these is required
Cochrane, through their publisher Wiley, provide one-click free access to over 100 countries.
For the various access options go to www.cochranelibrary.com/help/access-options-for-cochrane-library.html.
If you publish a Cochrane Review you automatically receive your own free copy of the Cochrane Library as long as it is updated regularly.
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