Welcome to the Research4Life Training Portal

In order for librarians and researchers to make the best use of the Research4Life resources, we understand the importance of training and effective promotion. The partners are committed to provide appropriate long-term support on the use of online resources and more. In this section you will find different Research4Life training material to download for free, information about local workshops and advanced courses for our four programmes HINARI, AGORA, OARE and ARDI. The content of this portal is aimed at librarians, information specialists, scientists, researchers and students.

About Research4Life

Research4Life general training material in order to understand the similarities and differences between our four programmes: AGORA, HINARI, OARE and ARDI.

  • Research4Life Programmes
  • Research4Life Similarities and Differences


Authorship Skills

A set of 10 modules to develop authorship skills. How to read and write scientific papers, intellectual property and web bibliography along with hands on activity workbooks.

  • How to read a scientific paper
  • How to write a scientific paper
  • Intellectual property
  • Strategies for effective writing
  • Web bibliography


Reference Management Tools

Training modules to learn how to use different reference management tools to reference bibliographical data.

  • Mendeley
  • Zotero
  • EndNote Web


Programme Specific Training

General information and links to each of the specific training modules for the different Research4Life programmes.

  • OARE
  • ARDI


Courses and Workshops

Find more information about Research4Life distance learning courses and the workshops available in different countries.

  • Distance learning courses
  • Master trainer course and certificate
  • National Research4life workshops

Other Resources

Additional training material about marketing and managing change strategies for Research4Life as well as resources on information literacy.

  • Marketing strategies for Research4Life resources
  • Information literacy and research level
  • Strategies for managing change


If you require further information please contact: info@research4life.org