Training

In order for librarians and researchers to make the best use of Research4Life, we understand the importance of training and effective promotion. Here, you will find different Research4Life training materials. The content of this portal is aimed at librarians, information specialists, scientists, researchers and students. All training materials are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Our five programs also offer tailored training materials, go have a look: Hinari, AGORA, ARDI, OARE, GOALI.

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How to write a scientific paper

This section discusses key elements of publishing (ethical issues, style and language, structure and components of a paper) and explains structured abstracts, the article submission process, peer review, and author vs. reader priorities. It also includes an Appendix that summarizes the publishing process from a low-income country author’s perspective.

Getting started with Research4Life

General information about Research4Life in order to understand the similarities and differences between our five programs: AGORA, ARDI, GOALI, Hinari and OARE .

  • Research4Life programs
  • Research4Life video tutorials

 

Research4Life MOOC

Our MOOCs help users get the most out of Research4Life and its five programs: Hinari, AGORA, OARE, ARDI and GOALI. The course delivered regularly throughout the year. Users in LDC countries can now register for the October edition.

Webinars

On this page, you can find recordings of past webinars from Research4Life partners and kindred organisations, specially developed for Research4Life users:

  • Dimensions (Digital Science)
  • Embase (Elsevier)
  • CAB Abstracts (CABI)
  • Searching with Summon and Google Scholar (Research4Life)
  • PubMed
Resources from related organizations and publishers

Our partners provide a number of free resources for librarians and researchers. On this page you can find information about additional websites, toolkits and learning programs you can use.

Author skills

Seven modules will help you write a research paper:

  • How to read a scientific paper
  • How to write a scientific paper
  • Intellectual property, copyright and plagiarism
  • Strategies for effective writing
  • Web bibliography
  • Reference management tools
Resources for librarians and information specialists

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

  • Download training presentations
  • Read our Advocacy Toolkit
  • Develop a marketing plan tips Information literacy and research level
  • Learn more about information literacy
  • Implement Research4Life at your institution

If you require further information, please contact: r4l@research4life.org

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