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Post-Graduate TEEAL Research Paper Competition 2015
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A Research Paper Competition for African Post-Graduate Students ITOCA in collaboration with Albert R. Mann Library, Cornell University is pleased to announce the TEEAL Post-Graduate Research Paper Competition 2015 for post graduate students from six eligible African countries (Burkina Faso,
One Month of Free Access to Around 1,700 Scientific Journals
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If you are a researcher from an emerging region, you can register for the STAR program providing one month of free access to around 1,700 international and regional journals. The STAR program provides access to a full range of journal titles by Taylor
Publisher of the Month – Oxford University Press
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Our Publisher of the Month is OUP (Oxford University Press). OUP is one of our founding partners providing its high-quality resources for free or at a low cost to eligible countries. In addition, OUP participates in a wide range of developing country initiatives, including INASP
New Mendeley Certification Program for Librarians
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With the new program librarians can get certified and obtain a Premium Upgrade for 500 users at their institution for free. Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help researchers organize their papers, collaborate with others online, and
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Grey Literature resources
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What is Grey Literature? Grey literature is defined as ‘that which is produced on all levels of government, academics, business and industry in print and electronic formats, but which is not controlled by commercial publishers.’[1] Examples include technical reports from governmental,
A librarian working with doctors to save lives
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In this new video, we follow Nasra Gathoni for a day in her job as Librarian at the Aga Kahn University library.
Free Science E-books on the Internet
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Today, Research4Life users can find up to 30,000 science related books available from our platform depending on the publishers’ granting access to countries and institutions. This material can be expanded with free e-books from several Internet sites. In our recent
The Mendeley Advisor Program
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In previous posts we have talked about Mendeley, one of the many Research4Life partners. Mendeley is a program to manage and share research papers, and a platform to collaborate and discuss with the research community from all over the world. You can join
Free Digital Tools for Researchers
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Could you imagine doing research without internet? Digital tools have made research practices easier for scientists and librarians. Here we have gathered for you some digital resources to help you conduct research more efficiently and creatively. 1. Social media Facebook and Twitter are the most popular
Tips for writing a research paper
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Writing a research paper? Reporting new results in a scientific journal is a process common to all researchers. However, many scientific papers fail to effectively communicate research work to their audience. Focusing on the authors instead of on the readers, including
Special Collection on the Ebola Virus by AAAS/Science
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Given the current widespread and lethal outbreak of the Ebola virus, AAAS’ journals Science and Science Translational Medicine offer a freely available collection of research and news articles on the viral disease to researchers and the general public. View the special collection and share
AAAS Science – Publisher of the Month
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The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is our first publisher of the month. AAAS publishes three respected peer-reviewed journals that Research4Life users are able to access. Science, the premier global science weekly; Science Signaling, the leading journal of
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