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Logging-in to SUMARI: written instructions

To access JBI SUMARI, you will need to create an OVID account, then create a JBI account, and then connect your JBI account with the TWU license for SUMARI.

  1. access Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI)
  2. create a personal OVID account by clicking on "My Account" and selecting "Create Account"
  3. once signed into your OVID account, select EBP Tools > SUMARI (this is in the dark blue navigation banner); the JBI Login page will open in a new tab
  4. register yourself as a new JBI user using the "Register New User" link
  5. once you have created your JBI account, click "login" to return to the JBI Login page
  6. click "Request Access" to authenticate your JBI account with TWU's license
  7. fill in your username and password and click "submit"; it will say "account already exists"
  8. go back to OVID and select EBP Tools > SUMARI
  9. click "allow"

Once you're in SUMARI you can click the "Create" button to set up a new project.

Importing studies to SUMARI

The video below walks you through how to import studies into SUMARI, but assumes that you have already prepared a file containing your studies in XML or RIS format.

If you are importing a large number of records, such as all of the results following a search, you can follow the directions found on the EndNote guide for exporting results manually from an EBSCO database.

If you are importing a small number of specific studies into SUMARI, you can follow the same manual export instructions, but do so for each one of the identified studies.

After you have exported your desired records from the database as an RIS file, you can import that file (which is now in RIS format) into SUMARI.

Follow the video below for instructions on importing your file, once you have exported the records you need from your database.