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En Español: Tips para mejorar la redacción de artículos científicos

Presentar los resultados de un estudio en una revista científica es un proceso común de todos los investigadores en las distintas disciplinas. Sin embargo, muchos artículos científicos no logran comunicar los resultados de una investigación de manera efectiva. Algunos…

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Publisher of the Month: SAGE

We are back with our Publisher of the Month section and this time the turn is for SAGE Publishing. SAGE Publishing is an active publishing partner in the Research4Life network, closely aligned and committed to supporting…

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Elsevier provides free online training platform for researchers

Publishing Campus is a new platform with free online lectures, interactive training courses and expert advice. Where should you go to get advice on applying for grants, planning your career or improving your publishing skills?…

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Research4Life Webinar Series

We are pleased to announce the webinar series “Research4Life: the library that opens doors”. In collaboration with AIMS, the series of webinars will illustrate how Research4Life works, how it is constructed and who can join the partnership. It will…

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Training Tip: Effective reading and writing

Did you skim-read that scientific paper adequately? Does your writing draw conclusions and link concepts clearly enough for your reader?  Low and behold, not all scientists are natural writers. In fact one of the issues…

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HINARI/Research4Life training workshop in Suva, Fiji

Highlights from the Research4Life on-site trainings in the Western Pacific Region.    A five day Research4Life/HINARI “Training the Trainer” workshop was conducted last November for the first time in Suva, Fiji. This unique workshop gathered…

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African researchers learn how to get their message to a global audience

TReND organized a course on Science Communication and Writing for young African researchers. “All forms of science require expertise in scientific communication, with publishing of manuscripts being just one communication aspect.” says Dr Andrew Beale, the Malawi…

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Research4Life to partner with DOAJ to ensure the inclusion of quality open-access journals

Research4Life and DOAJ announced today a working partnership that will help to ensure that the users of Research4Life will have access to the largest possible array of open access journals from publishers following a quality…

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Research4Life Training: An Overview of the Past Year

To make the best use of the Research4Life resources, training is one of the key and most important activities that our partners and programmes are committed to offer to our users. During the year thousands of…

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Publisher of the Month: JoMI

The Journal of Medical Insight (JoMI), is Research4Life’s new publisher of the month. The Boston-based journal publishes surgical video articles filmed at top U.S. hospitals. Although only 2 years old, JoMI is growing quickly with…

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Publisher of the Month: Brill

Brill is an active participating publishing partner in the Research4Life network. The global academic publisher in the Humanities, Social Sciences, International Law and Biology traces its history back to the 17th century Netherlands and the university town…

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National Research4Life Workshop: HINARI Training in Georgia

Sponsored by the World Health Organisation and Librarians Without Borders, a three day ‘HINARI Train the Trainers’ workshop was held last April in Tbilisi, Georgia. A total of 25 participants completed the course. Attendants included a mix of…

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Access to online resources is transforming health and environmental research

  In 2007, when he first joined Makerere University in Uganda as an agricultural librarian trainee, Onan Mulumba spent most of his time re-shelving books. Now he accesses thousands of online journals, books and databases…

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Free AGORA online course

If you are a researcher, librarian or a professional working in Agriculture, the new AGORA online course is for you. Delivered online through the ITOCA Moodle platform, the course takes around 6-8 hours to complete,…

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Post-Graduate TEEAL Research Paper Competition 2015

A Research Paper Competition for African Post-Graduate Students ITOCA in collaboration with Albert R. Mann Library, Cornell University is pleased to announce the TEEAL Post-Graduate Research Paper Competition 2015 for post graduate students from six…

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Tips for Designing Better Research Posters

Research posters are a common way to show the results of a project in the academic community. Researchers present posters at conferences as a way to communicate their work in a summarized way to a…

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One Month of Free Access to Around 1,700 Scientific Journals

If you are a researcher from an emerging region, you can register for the STAR program providing one month of free access to around 1,700 international and regional journals. The STAR program provides access to a full range…

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Publisher of the Month – Oxford University Press

Our Publisher of the Month is OUP (Oxford University Press). OUP is one of our founding partners providing its high-quality resources for free or at a low cost to eligible countries. In addition, OUP participates in a wide range…

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New Mendeley Certification Program for Librarians

With the new program librarians can get certified and obtain a Premium Upgrade for 500 users at their institution for free. Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help researchers organize their papers,…

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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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