The website is a compendium of tools that support the systematic review process across multiple domains. It is community-driven and allows users to search its web-based catalogue to help reviewers find appropriate tools based on how they provide support for the systematic review process. Users can perform a simple keyword search (i.e. Quick Search) to locate tools, or conduct a more advanced search which allows users to select various criteria to find specific types of tools and in turn submit new tools to the database.
The website says that: "Systematic reviews are a time consuming, logistically challenging and labour intensive undertaking. These and other challenges have led to the development of various software tools to support the systematic review process."
The Toolbox also offers other tools or support mechanisms (such as checklists, guidelines and reporting standards) can also be found.
The developer and editor of the Systematic Review Toolbox is Dr Chris Marshall.