The five Research4Life programs

Research4Life provides low- and middle-income countries with access to scientific and professional resources through five programs. All Research4Life users have access to these five programs. On this page you can learn more about the programs and their partners.

Launched in 2002, Hinari (Research for Health) is managed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with Yale University Library and partners in the publishing industry.

Public institutions in eligible countries have access to thousands of journals  (in a wide array of different languages), e-books, and other information resources. The journals can be searched through a special version of PubMed (Medline) and through other article indexes.

Launched in 2003, AGORA (Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture) is managed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in partnership with Cornell University and a partners in the publishing industry.

AGORA provides access to thousands of information resources covering agriculture, fisheries, food, nutrition, veterinary science and related biological, environmental and social sciences in public institutions across the world.

Launched in 2006, OARE (Online Access to Research in the Environment) is managed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in partnership with Yale University and partners in the publishing industry.

OARE provides access to information resources in a wide range of disciplines contributing to our understanding of the natural environment, including environmental toxicology and pollution, ecology, geography, environmental economics, environmental law, conservation policy, environmental engineering, energy and many others.

Launched in 2009, ARDI (Access to Research for Development and Innovation) is managed by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) together with its partners in the publishing industry.

ARDI offers access to scholarly literature from diverse fields of science and technology. It promotes the integration of developing and least developed countries into the global knowledge economy, reinforcing the knowledge infrastructure and supporting researchers in creating and developing new solutions to technical challenges on a local and global level.

Launched in 2018, GOALI (Research for Global Justice) is managed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with Yale and Cornell Universities and partners in the publishing industry.

GOALI provides access to legal research and training in the developing world. Users can access thousands of peer-reviewed journals and e-books in selected subject areas of law from the world’s leading academic publishers.

Hinari