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AGORA Online Course was held between 23 October – 5 November 2017: Follow-up

13th November 2017

(Image source: Open Educational Resources: Global Report 2017, CommonWealth of Learning, under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License) AGORA Online Course entitled “Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture” was held…

Call for applications 2018 MLA Librarians without Borders®/ Elsevier Foundation/ Research4Life Grants

8th November 2017

The Medical Library Association (MLA) has announced the Hinari/Research4Life (R4L) Grants for 2018. Funded by the Elsevier Foundation, up to five awards, will support Hinari/R4L training activities that promote the use of the programs’ scientific…

Call for applications: Hinari Online Users Course

6th November 2017

A new Hinari Users course will be available for free to users in registered institutions. The two-week distance learning course focuses on the basic skills needed to effectively access and download full-text material from Hinari….

Research4Life Partners Newsletter October 2017

26th October 2017

Table of Contents Note from the Editors Research4Life Partners Meeting Highlights GOALI presentation and future launch 2018 Information in Action: Celebrating Research Advocacy Champions New Authentication system Capacity Development Team Highlights Elsevier adds Clinicalkey to…

Call for Applications ! ASIRA Online Course on Access to Scientific Information Resources in Agriculture

5th October 2017

We are pleased to announce that REGISTRATION is now OPEN (till October 15th; Sunday 23:00 CEST) for the 4th edition of the online  Access to Scientific Information Resources in Agriculture (ASIRA) course ! This course edition runs for 3 weeks between 30th October and 19th November 2017. The main goal…

New Research4Life Programme Approved to be Launched in 2018

4th October 2017

Looking for legal information in a developing country? Stay tuned for a new programme coming in 2018 as part of the Research4Life partnership. A new Research4Life programme, GOALI (Global Online Access to Legal Information) will join…

RESEARCH4LIFE CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS 2016/2017

2nd October 2017

An overview of the Research4Life Capacity Development workshops by country and funding organization. Click map to enlarge • Hinari   • AGORA  • ARDI  • Others Hinari Bangladesh Hinari Training Workshop 2,3 and 4. WHO Bangladesh…

Call for Applications for the AGORA Online Course is now Open

27th September 2017

AGORA Team is pleased to offer an online course for AGORA (Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture), one of the four programmes of Research4Life. This online course is provided by the Partnerships and South-South Cooperation Division…

Information in Action: Celebrating Research Advocacy Champions

12th July 2017

Research4Life and INASP present “Information in Action: Celebrating Research Advocacy Champions” a booklet made in partnership with INASP that showcases the best stories from the 2016 Research4Life/INASP Advocacy Competition     In 2016, Research4Life and…

Elsevier Adds ClinicalKey to Research4Life Access Program for Developing Countries

25th May 2017

Physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals in under-resourced communities around the world to receive access to the latest clinical information Philadelphia, PA, May 25, 2017 – Elsevier, the information analytics company specializing in science and…

Call for Applications ! Online Course on Access to Scientific Information Resources in Agriculture (ASIRA) for Low-Income Countries

22nd May 2017

Please find below a Call for Applications to attend the Online Course on  Access to Scientific Information Resources in Agriculture (ASIRA) for Low-Income Countries. We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 3rd edition…

Research4Life Partners Newsletter May 2017

18th May 2017

Table of Contents Note from the Editor Next Research4Life Partners Meeting Launching the “Stories of Change” Meet our new Research4Life user representative Chandra Bhushan Yadav ECS Partners with Research4Life Capacity Development Team Highlights ITOCA delivers…

Join the Webinar! Literature Research on Nutrition – Browsing AGORA

12th April 2017

(Image credit: Unsplash, CC0 license) We are pleased to announce three upcoming webinars in English, French and Spanish about how AGORA can be browsed to facilitate information searching in the area of nutrition research. AGORA’s main purpose is to…

ECS Partners with Research4Life to Help Close the Knowledge Gap in the Developing World

1st April 2017

All ECS content will be accessible to over 8,200 institutions ECS is partnering with Research4Life to provide accessibility to over 132,000 articles and abstracts published in the ECS Digital Library. All papers published by ECS…

ASIRA Online Course Webinars: Recordings and slides are available online

10th March 2017

A.S.I.R.A.  (Access to Scientific Information Resources in Agriculture)  online course for low-income countries – started on 13 February, 2017 – is in its last week. The course was enriched by a number of webinars designed to strengthen the…

Webinar: Introduction to Using TEEAL to Access Agricultural Journals

22nd February 2017

A.S.I.R.A.  (Access to Scientific Information Resources in Agriculture) Online Course for Low-Income Countries started on 13 February, 2017. Throughout the course, several webinar sessions will be held based on  the subjects taught in the units. These webinars are open to anyone…

Join the third A.S.I.R.A.’s free Webinar !

20th February 2017

A.S.I.R.A. (Access to Scientific Information Resources in Agriculture) Online Course for Low-Income Countries started on 13 February, 2017. Throughout the course, several webinar sessions will be held based on  the subjects taught in the units. These webinars are open to anyone…

Join us for ASIRA’s online course First Webinar!

8th February 2017

A.S.I.R.A. (Access to Scientific Information Resources in Agriculture) Online Course for Low-Income Countries starts on 13 February (Monday), 2017. Throughout the course, several webinar sessions will be held based on  the subjects taught in the…

Online Course on Access to Agricultural Data is Now Open for Registration!

12th January 2017

ASIRA online course for low-income countries is delivered by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with Research4Life. The course registration is open from  11th  to 27th January,  2017. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________…

Zimbabwe workshop on Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture

15th December 2016

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO of the UN) in conjunction with several partners has organized a series of training workshops in 2016 across Asia and Africa focused on access to research…

Research4Life Partners Newsletter November 2016

24th November 2016

Table of Contents Note from the Editor R4L/INASP Advocacy Competition Winners Highlights from the General Partners Meeting New Research4Life’s Strategic Plan The 2016 MLA Research4Life grant winners Winners of the Research4Life Draw announced PortSys to…

Why Should We Care About Information Access?

14th November 2016

The spread of diseases is not limited by geographic boundaries, people everywhere must be able to use the most recent research to better manage diseases.   Held at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, “Information Access in…

New 1,209 journals on AGORA since July 2016!

13th October 2016

Massive new input onto Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA) platform gives researchers access to 1,209 new journals.  This latest addition represents an enormous boost to the online collection, with over six thousand…

AGORA adds SHARE to its databases: Get access to 125 additional data providers!

7th October 2016

AGORA has added SHARE to its database. SHARE is a collection of open-access data and enriches AGORA with data from 125 additional data providers. AGORA provides a collection of 20 databases that are listed on…

Research4Life Chooses PortSys’ Total Access Control to Ensure Critical Access and Authentication

4th October 2016

PortSys announces adoption of its Total Access Control product by the Research4Life partnership to replace end-of-life Microsoft authentication system. Marlborough, Mass. October 4, 2016 – Research4Life and PortSys today announced the adoption of Total Access…

Winners of Research4Life prize drawing announced

20th September 2016

King Hussein Cancer Center is the lucky winner of the First Prize  Research4Life provides access to tens of thousands of online books and journals daily, but it is a rare occasion when it can offer…

2016 MLA Hinari/Research4Life Grant Recipients

14th September 2016

The Medical Library Association (MLA) and the Elsevier Foundation have announced the recipients of the 2016 MLA HINARI/Research4Life Grants. Funded by the Elsevier Foundation, these grants will support HINARI/R4L training activities that promote the use of the programs’ scientific research…

New Hinari Master Trainer Online Course

6th September 2016

We are pleased to announce the new Hinari Master Trainer course. On the next October 1st, a new 4-week free online Hinari Master Trainer Course will start thanks to the collaboration with our partners Librarians…

Research4Life is now part of Oxfam’s Digital Searching and Access Guideline

1st September 2016

In November 2012, Oxfam  -one of the biggest international organizations working to fight poverty-, launched a series of guidelines to help development practitioners conduct high-quality research. The “how-to” guidelines are available in the Oxfam Policy and…

Research4Life General Partners Meeting 2016

11th August 2016

The Research4Life Annual General Partners Meeting was held at Cornell University’s Weill Cornell Medical College on  20 and 21 July 2016 in New York City. The meeting brought together more than 30 delegates and observers representing our publishing community,…