grey literature
Grey Literature resources
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
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
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
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
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. Read also our latest
Tips for writing a research paper
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
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
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
How to Read a Scientific Paper
An infographic with four simple steps to follow when reading a scientific paper: Skim, Re-read, Ask yourself questions and summarize. About the author Natalia Rodriguez Natalia Rodriguez is the Communications Coordinator for Research4Life. She works with different organisations finding innovative
Understanding Research4Life
Check out a quick and easy infographic about Research4Life and its programmes. About the author Natalia Rodriguez Natalia Rodriguez is the Communications Coordinator for Research4Life. She is a Science Communication Creative working with different organisations to find innovative ways to communicate science and
‘Making a Difference’: Where Are They Now? – Geoffrey Salanje
Since registering for Research4Life in 2004, staff and students at Bunda College of Agriculture have benefited from free access to high-quality scientific information in support of more than 20 academic programs.
Research4Life and its impact on Agronomist's work in Burkina Faso
Dr Sami Hyacinthe Kambire, a researcher from Burkina Faso, shares how Research4Life as helped him to develop better and more informed scientific writing skills, produce focused research that he can discuss with top researchers worldwide, compete more effectively for research