A librarian in Myanmar is modernizing the way of delivering literature to students, a physiotherapist in Ethiopia is finding better ways to treat his patients and a researcher in Zimbabwe is tackling the burden of diabetes. These are just some of the many stories we hear from Research4Life user. Read more below on this page, and discover other stories from the community:

Research4Life case studies provide insights into how access to research benefits the health, economic and social developments.

Stories of change: a series of videos and photo stories showcasing the impact of access to information in the developing world.

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New nonprofit launched to support Research4Life

Friends of Research4Life, a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in the United States, was launched to support the critical mission of Research4Life to enable full participation in the global information environment. Organizations and individuals can now make contributions that directly benefit Research4Life programs.

Boosting a Young Democracy
Maldives National University’s new Postgraduate Research Centre will use Research4Life to build capacity and help educate the young democracy’s future scientists and policy makers. Shaba Shabana giving a training on HINARI at the Maldives National University. The Maldives National University
Joint Winners from Nepal and Ethiopia Announced in Research4Life Global Case Study Competition
For Release: 19 July 2011 For Information, contact: +44 (0)20 81332367 London, United Kingdom – The Research4Life partners today announced two winners in the “Access to Scientific Research Literature” global case study competition on how HINARI, AGORA, and/or OARE have
Serials Solutions Provides the Summon™ Service to Support Research4Life
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)
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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Building a Global Research Culture – Supported by the Elsevier Foundation, Librarians Without Borders® (LWB) teams up with ITOCA to train librarians, doctors and teachers at the University of Swaziland in Research4Life Programmes
frameborder="0" width="640" height="480"> Supported by the Elsevier Foundation, Librarians Without Borders® (LWB) teams up with ITOCA to train librarians, doctors and teachers at the University of Swaziland. Since launch, the LWB program has equipped hundreds of information professionals and researchers
From entomologist to agricultural librarian
Becoming a master trainer equipped Onan Mulumba, agricultural librarian at Makarere University to fuel evidence-based agricultural research and innovation in Uganda.