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Grey Literature resources

What is Grey Literature? Grey literature is defined as ‘that which is produced on all levels of government, academics, business and industry in print and electronic formats, but which is not controlled by commercial publishers.’[1]  …

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Free Science E-books on the Internet

Today, Research4Life users can find up to 30,000 science related books available from our platform depending on the publishers’ granting access to countries and institutions.  This material can be expanded with free e-books from several…

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The Mendeley Advisor Program

In previous posts we have talked about Mendeley, one of the many Research4Life partners. Mendeley is a program to manage and share research papers, and a platform to collaborate and discuss with the research community from all over…

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Free Digital Tools for Researchers

Could you imagine doing research without internet? Digital tools have made research practices easier for scientists and librarians. Here we have gathered for you some digital resources to help you conduct research more efficiently and creatively.  1. Social media Facebook and…

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Tips for writing a research paper

Writing a research paper? Reporting new results in a scientific journal is a process common to all researchers. However, many scientific papers fail to effectively communicate research work to their audience. Focusing on the authors instead…

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Special Collection on the Ebola Virus by AAAS/Science

Given the current widespread and lethal outbreak of the Ebola virus, AAAS’ journals Science and Science Translational Medicine offer a freely available collection of research and news articles on the viral disease to researchers and the general public. View…

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AAAS Science – Publisher of the Month

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is our first publisher of the month. AAAS publishes three respected peer-reviewed journals that Research4Life users are able to access. Science, the premier global science weekly; Science…

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How to Read a Scientific Paper

4 steps to follow when reading a scientific paper: Skim, Re-read, Ask yourself questions and summarize.   About the author Natalia Rodriguez Natalia Rodriguez is the Communications Coordinator for Research4Life. She works with different organisations…

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Understanding Research4Life

Check out a quick and easy infographic about Research4Life and its programmes.   About the author Natalia Rodriguez Natalia Rodriguez is the Communications Coordinator for Research4Life. She works with different organisations finding innovative ways to communicate science…

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