Hinari/Internet Resources ‘Train the Trainers’ Workshop in Sarajevo

13th June 2018

From 14-17 May 2018, a Hinari ‘Train the Trainers’ Workshop was conducted by Lenny Rhine from Librarians Without Borders/Medical Library Association (USA) at the Hollywood Hotel, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The workshop was supported by…

Research4Life Partners Newsletter June 2018

11th June 2018

Table of Contents Note from the Editors Research4Life Partners Meeting in Wshington 2018 GOALI launch DAR: a New Research4Life Partner Programme New Research4Life Website Highlights from the Training Team Tech Updates 2018 Librarians without Borders…

New UN Technology Bank Inaugurated in Turkey

5th June 2018

A new United Nations body, which will address the challenges of the world’s poorest countries through science, technology and innovation, has been officially inaugurated in Gebze, Turkey today. The UN General Assembly tasked the Technology…

Hinari Train the Trainers workshop in Egypt

17th May 2018

A Hinari Sub-Regional Train the Trainers workshop was held in Cairo, Egypt from 22-26 April A total of 50 participants including 5 from Djibouti and Libya were present at a Hinari Sub-regional workshop in Cairo,…

GLL Webinar 6: Strengthening the knowledge base about quality of care – an overview of Hinari: Research for Health.

11th May 2018

Advancing on the promise of universal health coverage (UHC) requires access to critical information to strengthen the knowledge base around quality of care. This webinar will provide an overview of the WHO programme, Hinari Access…

Call for Applications for free AGORA Online (English) Course is now open!

2nd May 2018

AGORA Team is pleased to offer AGORA  (Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture) Online Course again in English. AGORA is one of the five programmes of Research4Life. The online course entitled AGORA : Fundamentals…

Appel aux candidatures cours en ligne AGORA : Principes fondamentaux de l’alphabétisation informationnelle et de l’accès mondial en ligne à la recherche en agriculture – 14 au 25 Mai 2018

20th April 2018

L’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO), en collaboration avec Research4Life, a le plaisir d’annoncer un cours en ligne en français sur la plateforme AGORA (Accès à la recherche mondiale en ligne sur…

SAGE Publishing has made its e-book collection available to Research4Life

17th April 2018

In April 2018, SAGE Publishing opened its e-book collection to Research4Life. Thanks to this addition, AGORA’s (Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture) collection now includes 3,325 new e-books! About AGORA and Research4Life Founded in 2003, by FAO of the UN in…

From AGORA Workshop in Nepal (29 -30 March, 2018)

11th April 2018

Participants of the AGORA workshop, Lalitpur, Nepal, 30 March 2018 INTRODUCTION The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) held a two-day national workshop on Access to…

AGORA National Training Workshop Bangladesh (2-3 April 2018, Bangladesh)

11th April 2018

Date: 2nd April 2018 to 3rd April 2018 Venue: Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University , Dhaka, Bangladesh Type: Training Workshops Title: AGORA National Training Workshop Bangladesh Contact person: Md. Anwarul Islam, PhD, Librarian,  Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Bangladesh in collaboration with the Information…


5th April 2018

The Medical Library Association (MLA) and the Elsevier Foundation have announced the recipients of the 2018 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…

Workshop on Global Access to Online Information in Agricultural Research in Egypt

29th March 2018

Introduction FAO is working with several partners to facilitate awareness, to foster capacity development activities, and to make agriculture and nutrition data available, accessible and usable to contribute to enhanced food security and good nutrition….

National Workshop on Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA) in Nepal

26th March 2018

Date: 29 Mar 2018 to 30 Mar 2018 Venue: ICIMOD, Kathmandu Contact Persons: Anil Kumar Jha Type: Workshops Programmes: KMC The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations…

Regístrense antes del 2 de Abril ! AGORA Curso en línea: Fundamentos de Alfabetización Informacional y Acceso Global en Línea a la Investigación en Agricultura

13th March 2018

AGORA Curso en línea: Fundamentos de Alfabetización Informacional y Acceso Global en Línea a la Investigación en Agricultura – 9 Abril hasta 20 Abril 2018 ¿Cómo aplicar para participar en el curso? La convocatoria de…

ILO AND Research4Life launch online access to legal research and training for developing countries

6th March 2018

Researchers, law students, policymakers, judges and legal experts in low- and middle-income countries can now get free or low-cost online access to legal information and training from the world’s leading academic publishers. GENEVA, March 6th,…

New Research4Life Programme – GOALI Launch event

27th February 2018

The International Labour Organization (ILO) and its partners will launch a new Research4Life programme called “Global Online Access to Legal Information” (GOALI), on Tuesday, 6 March. Recognizing the importance of access to legal information, the new…

Research4Life provides a joint launch page to enhance your search experience

21st February 2018

The Research4Life team has been working on improving our portals and services and is pleased to announce several enhancements for Research4Life programme users: From the beginning of this year, all institutions registered for any of the Research4Life programmes  (Hinari, AGORA, OARE and ARDI) get access…

Instituto Nicaraguense de Tecnologia Agropecuaria eager to discover the AGORA platform

7th February 2018

  Objective of the training: knowledge sharing on how to use of the AGORA platform, to be able to access the digital library collection covering food, agriculture, environmental sciences and related social sciences When:                                     5…

More than 80,000 resources are now available through Research4Life

26th January 2018

As per January 2018 Research4Life has reached more than 80,000 journals, books and other resources through its four programmes: AGORA, Hinari, OARE and ARDI.  

National AGORA Workshop in the Republic of Moldova: Access to Online Information in Agricultural Research

6th December 2017

OBJECTIVE: Knowledge sharing & experience capitalization on how to use the AGORA platform to access an outstanding digital library collection in the fields of food, agriculture, environmental science and related social sciences. WHEN : 27-28 November…

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…


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…