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Raising Burkina Faso research to international standards (Wiley Exchanges)

11th June 2013

Research4Life’s Charlotte Masiello-Riome introduces Wiley Exchanges readers to AGORA, and how the programme showed agronomist Sami Hyacinthe Kambire that his research was not as original as he had thought – but this realization was exactly what…

Research4Life Reaches Milestone of 35,000 Free and Low Cost Peer Reviewed Resources for Developing World

5th June 2013

Publisher partnership continues to add new journals, books and databases for researchers and doctors through HINARI, AGORA, OARE, and ARDI programmes London, United Kingdom – London,  5th June 2013 – The Research4Life partners announced today…

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Beyond the 2015 Horizon: Research4Life’s Current Strategic Plan

28th May 2013

Our first strategic plan for Research4Life as a whole, The Path to 2015, was produced in 2006 and was based on the findings and recommendations of the previous year’s user and infrastructure reviews. Our latest…

Learn more about ARDI, Research4Life’s programme for Development and Innovation

8th May 2013

ARDI (Access to Research for Development and Innovation) is coordinated by the World Intellectual Property Organization together with its partners in the publishing industry with the aim to promote the integration of developing and least…

TEDMED Highlights Research4Life as it Announces Final Speaker Lineup

22nd April 2013

TEDMED referenced Research4Life as part of its achievement to simulcast conference globally to 50 countries and 2,500 Organizations. See more

TEDMED enjoyed by Research4Life Users and Partners for free 16-19 April

19th March 2013

  At Research4Life, we are always looking for ways to help our members and partners.  This year we had a very special opportunity to bring TEDMED to everyone on 16-21 April. TEDMED (www.tedmed.com)  is the…

Research4Life and its impact on Agronomist’s work in Burkina Faso

12th March 2013

Dr Sami Hyacinthe Kambire, a researcher from Burkina Faso, shares how Research4Life as helped him to develop better and more informed scientific writing skills, produce focused research that he can discuss with top researchers worldwide,…

RESEARCH4LIFE ANNOUNCES CONTEST HIGHLIGHTING LIBRARY IMPACT

6th March 2013

For Release: March 6th 2013 Contact:       Charlotte Masiello-Riome,  Research4Life Communications communications@research4Life.org  Follow R4L on Twitter at  @R4LPartnership Global case study competition focuses on how vital collaboration between Research4Life and librarians powers effective research in…

Research4Life helps charity improve lives of HIV-infected orphans- Zambia

21st February 2013

In 2003, a woman with AIDS, seven months pregnant and living in a bus terminal in the Zambian capital of Lusaka, was found by nuns and brought to a shelter. After delivering the baby, physician…

Over 12,000 Wiley Online Books Made Available in Developing Countries Via Research4Life

6th February 2013

Media Contact: Ben Norman (UK) +44 (0) 1243 770 375 Amy Molnar (US) +1 201-748-8844 sciencenewsroom@wiley.com   Over 12,000 Wiley Online Books Made Available in Developing Countries Via Research4Life Hoboken, NJ, February 6, 2013, John…

Elsevier Connect: Measuring the impact of research access in the developing world

22nd January 2013

How Research4Life is being used to improve health care and economic development by Richard Gedye. Published 7 January 2013 We all know that in many parts of the developing world, there are shortages of food,…

Interview with Gracian Chimwaza, Executive Director ITOCA, South Africa and Research4Life Training Coordinator

8th January 2013

Gracian Chimwaza, is the founding director for ITOCA-Information Training & Outreach Centre for Africa www.itoca.org. He holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree from Thames Valley University, UK (2001), an electrical engineering diploma and a…

AllAfrica.com -Rwanda: Scholars Train in Scientific Research

7th January 2013

By Jean d’Amour Mbonyinshuti, 5 December 2012 in AllAfrica.com Over thirty research trainers from higher institutions of learning and research institutions are undergoing a three day training on effective methodologies to access research material. The…

Research4Life Newsletter November 2012

1st January 2013

Table of Contents Note from the Editor Note from the New Chair of Executive Council Core offer revised eligibility criteria Partners commit to 2020 Transitional Path Offer – A new opt-in for publisher partners More…

Lenny Rhine – A leading example in Training the Trainers

28th November 2012

Since June 2006, Lenny has been holding training workshops all over the world for the Research4Life programmes with financial support from various organizations, including WHO, ITOCA and in collaboration with the Librarians Without Borders®/Medical Library…

RESEARCH4LIFE PUBLISHER PARTNERS COMMIT TO FREE AND LOW COST ACCESS THROUGH 2020

14th November 2012

18,000 resources available to the developing world via the HINARI, AGORA, OARE, and ARDI programmes For Release: 14th  November 2012 For Information, contact: Charlotte Masiello-Riome, Research4Life Communications Coordinator, communications@research4life.org London, United Kingdom – London, November…

Physiotherapist Mulugeta Bayisa’s experience with Research4Life’s HINARI programme has helped him find better ways to treat his patients and teach his students

11th July 2012

Physiotherapist Mulugeta Bayisa’s experience with Research4Life’s HINARI programme has helped him find better ways to treat his patients and teach his students. More than that, though, it has changed the way he thinks. Watch this video…

Expanding developing-world access – feature in Research Information

9th July 2012

Research4Life, the programme to provide developing-world access to scholarly resources, recently celebrated its tenth birthday. Case studies reveal some of its achievements Building a viable research culture in developing countries takes more than just access;…

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Research4Life Partner Newsletter June 2012

1st June 2012

Note from the Editor This May, we’ve hit an impressive milestone with 17,000 peer reviewed resources available through Research4Life. Since our January newsletter, we’ve reached out to librarians, authors, editors, policymakers, journalists and fundraisers to share…

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Technology Partner Microsoft commended for contribution to Research4Life at GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards

22nd May 2012

GBC HEALTH BUSINESS ACTION ON HEALTH AWARDS Commended Company 2012: Microsoft Award Category: Partnerships/Collective Action PROGRAM NAME: RESEARCH4LIFE – A LIBRARY-IN-A-BOX ABOUT THE COMMENDED PROGRAM Research4Life is a collaborative initiative involving public and private entities including the Food…

Research4Life greatly expands peer reviewed research available to developing world

16th May 2012

Over 7,000 Elsevier books now accessible through HINARI, AGORA, OARE, and ARDI For Release: 16 May 2012 For Information, contact: Charlotte Masiello-Riome, Research4Life Communications Coordinator, communications@research4life.org London, United Kingdom – London, May 16, 2012 –…

Stories From the Field: How Access to Scientific Literature is Improving the Livelihoods of Communities Around the World

25th January 2012

Click here to download the Research4Life Making a Difference Booklet (Low Resolution) To celebrate Research4Life’s 10th anniversary in 2011, we launched a user experience competition. We asked users to share with us how HINARI, AGORA…

Research4Life Partner Newsletter December 2011

1st December 2011

Editor’s Welcome At the 10th Anniversary Research4Life partners’ meeting held in July at the British Medical Association, we added our 4th official programme, ARDI. More than ever, we have a great deal of news to…

WIPO’s ARDI Programme Joins Research4Life

13th October 2011

For Release: 13 October 2011 For Information, contact: Andrew Czajkowski, Innovation and Technology Support Section World Intellectual Property Organization (contact: ardi@wipo.int) Geneva, Switzerland – The Research4Life partnership, which enables free or low cost online access…

Joint Winners from Nepal and Ethiopia Announced in Research4Life Global Case Study Competition

19th July 2011

For Release: 19 July 2011 For Information, contact: +44 (0)20 81332367 London, United Kingdom – The Research4Life partners today announced two winners in the “Access to Scientific Research Literature” global case study competition on how…

Serials Solutions Provides the Summon™ Service to Support Research4Life

19th July 2011

Complimentary Discovery Service and Volunteer Librarians Will Help Build Research Capacity in World’s Poorest Countries Seattle – July 19, 2011 – Serials Solutions®, a business unit of ProQuest® LLC, will support the three United Nations-sponsored Research4Life…

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Tailoring Workshops to the Participants’ Needs (HINARI, July 2011)

6th July 2011

In the past three years, approximately 20 new training modules have been developed. These include E-book Resources for HINARI Users, Evidence-based Practice Resources for HINARI Users, EndnoteWeb, CINAHL, Information Literacy, Authorship Skills, etc. Many of…

Research4Life in Ethiopia – User Shares His Experiences

1st July 2011

Physiotherapist Mulugeta Bayisa’s experience with Research4Life’s HINARI programme has helped him find better ways to treat his patients and teach his students. More than that, though, it has changed the way he thinks. July 2011

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Building a Global Research Culture – Supported by the Elsevier Foundation, Librarians Without Borders® (LWB) teams up with ITOCA to train librarians, doctors and teachers at the University of Swaziland in Research4Life Programmes

21st June 2011

Supported by the Elsevier Foundation, Librarians Without Borders® (LWB) teams up with ITOCA to train librarians, doctors and teachers at the University of Swaziland. Since launch, the LWB program has equipped hundreds of information professionals…

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Young innovators seek solutions to close the ‘knowledge gap’

6th February 2011

Reducing the scientific knowledge gap between industrialized countries and the developing world is one of the eight UN Millennium Development Goals which nations seek to attain by 2015. Research4Life, a public-private partnership between UN entities,…