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Serials Solutions Provides the Summon™ Service to Support Research4Life
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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 programs via its award-winning Summon™
Tailoring Workshops to the Participants’ Needs (HINARI, July 2011)
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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 these modules highlight underutilized HINARI
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Young innovators seek solutions to close the 'knowledge gap'
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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, publishers and research institutes, helps
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Young innovators seek solutions to close the ‘knowledge gap’
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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, publishers and research institutes, helps
Over 700 Elsevier Science & Technology Books Now Available in Research4Life
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Elsevier is contributing an additional 950 electronic books to Research4Life, a public-private partnership working to achieve the UN’s Millennium Development Goals by providing developing world access to critical scientific research. Building on the 800 existing Elsevier science and technology books, the
Over 700 Elsevier Science & Technology Books Now Available in Research4Life
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Elsevier is contributing an additional 950 electronic books to Research4Life, a public-private partnership working to achieve the UN’s Millennium Development Goals by providing developing world access to critical scientific research. Building on the 800 existing Elsevier science and technology books, the
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Wiley-Blackwell Announces 102 Additional Products Available through Research4Life
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Hoboken, NJ, January 6, 2011—Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JWa and JWb), announced today that an additional 88 journals and 24 non-journal resources will be available through the three United
Research4Life software development challenge presented to thousands of students in Microsoft’s Imagine Cup
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REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 22, 2010 — Microsoft Corp. today announced Imagine Cup Solve This, a new program to provide inspiration for students looking to help solve the world’s toughest problems. In the spirit of “crowdsourcing,” intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), nongovernmental organizations
How Providing Access to Research Helps Address the UN Millennium Development Goals – Microsoft's Frank McCosker
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Posted by Frank McCosker Managing Director, Global Strategic Accounts At Microsoft, we are driven by the idea that technology helps enable people to realize their full potential. Our involvement with Research4Life is a great example of how access to technology and the information
How Providing Access to Research Helps Address the UN Millennium Development Goals – Microsoft’s Frank McCosker
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Posted by Frank McCosker Managing Director, Global Strategic Accounts At Microsoft, we are driven by the idea that technology helps enable people to realize their full potential. Our involvement with Research4Life is a great example of how access to technology and the information
STM Appoints Richard Gedye Director of Outreach Programmes
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Oxford, 1 September 2010 From 1 January 2011, STM is pleased to announce that Richard Gedye, currently Research Director at Oxford University Press, will assume responsibility for STM’s Outreach Programmes upon his retirement from OUP. These programmes include Research4Life and
Researchers and Farmers in Burkina Faso Benefit from Research4Life’s AGORA Programme
As one of the poorest countries in the world, Burkina Faso regularly suffers from drought, poor soil, lack of adequate communications and other infrastructure, a low literacy rate, and a stagnant economy. With 80% of the population relying on the
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