Case Studies

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What you need to know about AGORA

Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA) is one of the four Research4Life programmes that provides free or low cost access to major scientific journals in agriculture and related biological, environmental and social sciences to public institutions in developing countries. AGORA was

How Information Access is Changing the Biggest academic Library in Myanmar

Ms. Daw Yu Yu Tin, head of the Universities’ Central Library (UCL) in Yangon is transforming a traditional library into an e-library.   width=”560″ height=”315″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”> It was not long ago when access to internet was a luxury that only

Mary Acanit Advocating for Technology

Mary Acanit is an Assistant Librarian at Kyambogo University Library Services in Kampala, Uganda. She is currently finishing her master’s degree in information science at Makerere University. She is one of two winners of the Research4Life/INASP Advocacy Competition   Mary

A Librarian by Passion and Profession

Cynthia Kimani embeds Research4Life training and usage across the ten campuses of the Kenyan Medical Research Institute, ramping up research output and proving the library is a digital backbone of research.   A decade ago, when Cynthia Kimani began work

‘Making a Difference’: Where Are They Now? – Dr. Tim Meade

Tiny Tim & Friends (TTF) in Lusaka, Zambia How access to scientific literature crucially improves the lives of affected children, adolescents and pregnant women from some of the most economically deprived compounds in Lusaka, Zambia. By Nina Elsemueller Four years

A librarian working with doctors to save lives

In this new video, we follow Nasra Gathoni for a day in her job as Librarian at the Aga Kahn University library. Nasra talks about her experience, explaining us how she is helping doctors find the right scientific information through