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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,…

Research4Life Partners Newsletter July 2016

7th July 2016

Table of Contents Note from the Editor Hinari 15th anniversary and new look Research4Life Annual General Partners Meeting, July 20, New York Our Vision for 2020 and Beyond INASP/Research4Life Advocacy Campaign Update on number of…

Research4life/INASP Advocacy competition on Elsevier Connect

4th July 2016

To highlight the critical role that doctors, researchers, librarians and policymakers play in advocating their leaders to support research in their institutions and countries, Research4Life joined with INASP to launch an advocacy competition. The aim…

Forum on Open Data, Open Science and Open Access to Agricultural Information, Accra, Ghana

28th June 2016

The final of three Open Data and Open Science Forums in Africa is set to take place July 11 2016, followed by the last in a series of training workshops, July 12-13 Organized by FAO in conjunction with…

INASP and Research4Life Launch Research Advocacy Competition

28th June 2016

Global case study competition spotlights how users in the developing world have successfully advocated for a sustainable research culture. London, United Kingdom June 28, 2016 – INASP and Research4Life have announced today a competition to recognize…

A total of 69,000 online resources now available in Research4Life

26th May 2016

The total online resources available in Research4Life is going up We are pleased to announce a new update in the number of online resources available through the Research4Life programes. In the last 18 months, the total…

Total resources on AGORA swells to 28,000

24th May 2016

Huge new input onto the platform gives researchers access to 15,000 new books New resources are being added to Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA) all the time but this latest addition represents…

Tanzania workshop on Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA), May 24-25 2016

23rd May 2016

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

Namibia hosts Forum on Open Data and Open Science in Agriculture in Africa in the context of Sustainable Development Goals, 18 April 2016

12th April 2016

The second of four forums organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and partners, the forum is targeted at experts from senior government, academia and NGOs. Strengthening access to agricultural science…

Myanmar Universities Hosting Training Workshop on Access To Global Online Research in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 25-29 April 2016

12th April 2016

FAO of the United Nations in conjunction with WorldFish and Research4Life is organizing two workshops at the University of Yangon and Yezin University in Myanmar this month. The workshops are aimed at raising awareness of…

Grants now open to train LIS professionals and users in developing countries on how to use Research4Life

11th April 2016

During the past decade, I have had the privilege of conducting 60-plus workshops in 35 countries to teach individuals in developing countries how to access Research4Life resources. As the key advocate behind Librarians without Borders® (LWB),…

Communication channel: AGORA now has an active discussion forum on DGroups!

31st March 2016

The new group on the e-mail based dialogue platform is a place to stay informed about AGORA and to network  At its heart DGroups is a dialogue platform that connects a partnership of groups working…

MLA HINARI/Research4Life Grant

10th March 2016

The Medical Library Association (MLA) has announced the HINARI/Research4Life (R4L) Grant for 2016. Funded by the Elsevier Foundation, up to five awards, will support HINARI/R4L training activities that promote the use of the programs’ scientific…

Research4Life Partners Newsletter November 2015

3rd December 2015

Table of Contents Note from the Editor Research4Life Annual General Partners Meeting, July 21, Geneva Research4Life in the News Training Workshops Highlights Kimberly Parker Wins MLA Lifetime Recognition Award Mendeley Blog Publisher of the Month:…

WHO’s HINARI program partners with Wolters Kluwer to provide UpToDate to Ebola-affected African countries

8th September 2015

Waltham, Massachusetts September 9th, 2015 – The World Health Organization (WHO)-hosted HINARI program announced a partnership with Wolters Kluwer to provide free access to UpToDate®, its evidence-based clinical decision support resource, to the three countries…

JoMI Joins Research4Life to Bring High-Quality Surgical Teaching Videos to over 100 Countries

2nd July 2015

Boston, Massachusetts July 2nd, 2015 – The Journal of Medical Insight (JoMI, www.jomi.com) announced a partnership with Research4Life that will make the journal’s video articles accessible in over 100 developing countries. Research4Life will provide access…

Research4Life’s HINARI Wins MLA’s 2015 Louise M. Darling Medal for Outstanding Health Science Collection

18th May 2015

HINARI Program Manager, Kimberly Parker receives the T. Mark Hodges International Service Award   Austin, Texas May 18th 2015 – The Medical Library Association and Research4Life partnership announced today that the HINARI program has received…