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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.

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A medicine classic goes online and far afield: OUP's Oxford Textbook of Medicine launched online for the first time (From Oxford University Press, May 2010)
Oxford University Press (OUP) has launched, for the first time online, the prestigious Oxford Textbook of Medicine. Generations of consultants, trainees, and medical students have relied on this “classic” for practical guidance on clinical management and the prevention of disease.
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A medicine classic goes online and far afield: OUP’s Oxford Textbook of Medicine launched online for the first time (From Oxford University Press, May 2010)
Oxford University Press (OUP) has launched, for the first time online, the prestigious Oxford Textbook of Medicine. Generations of consultants, trainees, and medical students have relied on this “classic” for practical guidance on clinical management and the prevention of disease.
IFIS – FSTA Abstracts join AGORA
The International Food Information Service (IFIS) Publishing has made available to AGORA subscribers in selected countries the FSTA/Direct- the Food Science and Technology Abstracts database. Established for over 40 years, the IFIS Publishing database, FSTA/Direct, offers access to extensive food
Improving ICTs is critical to create an environment for open access WHO/TDR/Crump
Bridging the Digital Divide Through Open Access by Kenyan Researcher Joseph Juma Musakali
Kenyan researcher Joseph Juma Musakali asks what African research institutes can do to exploit the open access movement. Publishing scientific findings and accessing the research of others is an essential part of the academic process, particularly to encourage debate and
Scopus Now Available in Research4Life for Scientists in the Developing World
Scopus now availabile in Research4Life for scientists in the developing world Scientists in developing world benefit from freely available web-integrated literature research tool with citation information, direct links to full-text articles, library resources, patent searches and reference management software Amsterdam,
Research4Life launches website to coincide with sponsorship of World Conference of Science Journalists
Research4Life launches website to coincide with sponsorship of World Congress of Science Journalists London, 02 July 2009 – Research4Life today announces the launch of www.research4life.org. The website will act as the public face of the Research4Life partnership for journalists, partners and
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