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Open Peer Review Reports for: Novel citation-based search method for scientific literature: application to meta-analyses

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Original Submission
29 Jul 2015 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Aug 2015 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Malcolm Macleod
20 Aug 2015 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kath Wright
21 Aug 2015 Author responded Author comments - Cecile Janssens
Resubmission - Version 2
21 Aug 2015 Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 Oct 2015 Editorially accepted
13 Oct 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12874-015-0077-z

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