LATITUDES Network specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_23723
Name LATITUDES Network
Alternative name Library of Assessment Tools and InsTruments Used to assess Data validity in Evidence Syntheses
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Computer skills Basic
Stability Alpha
Maintained Yes


  • person_outline Penny Whiting

Publication for Library of Assessment Tools and InsTruments Used to assess Data validity in Evidence Syntheses

LATITUDES Network citations


A Latitudinal Diversity Gradient in Terrestrial Bacteria of the Genus Streptomyces

PMCID: 4817263
PMID: 27073097
DOI: 10.1128/mBio.02200-15

[…] plemental material).The niche conservatism hypothesis predicts that sites at higher latitudes were colonized following glacial retreat as a result of demographic range expansion from species at lower latitudes. Network analysis of OTUrpoB sharing between sites indicated a strong latitudinal delineation in the OTUrpoB compositions of sites (). The network showed that 95% (21/22) of the shared OTUs […]


ROBIS: A new tool to assess risk of bias in systematic reviews was developed

PMCID: 4687950
PMID: 26092286
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.06.005

[…] the guidance documents will continue, and we invite further comment and feedback via the ROBIS Web site and have developed a Web-based survey for this purpose. We plan to use the soon-to-be-launched LATITUDES Network ( to gather further feedback and increase awareness of ROBIS. LATITUDES is a new initiative similar to the EQUATOR Network that aims to increase the use of […]

LATITUDES Network institution(s)
NIHR CLAHRC West, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol, UK; School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK; Kleijnen Systematic Reviews Ltd., Escrick, York, UK; Institute of Applied Health Research, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK; National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre, Birmingham, UK; Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
LATITUDES Network funding source(s)
Supported by grants from the UK Medical Research Council (G0801405/1, MR/ K01465X/1, MR/L004933/1- N61 and MR/K025643/1); by the Cochrane Methods Innovation Fund; by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) West at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust; and by the NIHR Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre.

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