Register now for the next Research4Life MOOC

Published: terça-feira 16th março 2021
Category: News

Please note that the dates of this course as well as the registration deadline have been changed.

The fourth edition of the Research4Life Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) will run from 26 April until 28 May 2021. Participants will find out all about using Research4Life and its five programs: Hinari, AGORA, OARE, ARDI and GOALI. Users can register before 12 April to join our free, five-week course.

  • Deep-dive into the landscape of scholarly communications.
  • Discover scholarly literature and how you can use it.
  • Get tips on searching relevant resources for your discipline.
  • Learn how to successfully market your library within your institution and region.

Course contents

Screenshot from a previous MOOC webinar

The course aims to give users the necessary skills to get the most out of their access to Research4Life. It also includes training for librarians and information specialists to help them promote Research4Life in their institution.

Topics covered in the course include the scholarly communication landscape, information literacy skills and advocacy and capacity development strategies. Additionally, the course provides information tailored to Hinari, AGORA, OARE, ARDI and GOALI users.

The MOOC consists of a series of lessons, with several quizzes and a final exam. Additionally, there are live webinars and group discussions. After completing the course, participants will receive a certificate of attendance or achievement.

How others experienced the MOOC

This was the best online course that I have followed so far. My learning expectations were exceeded! I am looking forward to sharing the knowledge with my colleagues at work.

User from Kenya

The best thing about this course was that it provided an opportunity for me to learn from experts across the globe, along with the interactive webinars and insightful discussion forums. I had an amazing experience.

User from Nepal

This course provided insights on the use of Research4Life, which was not properly introduced to me. I can now confidently access the platform based on the research that I will be carrying out hereafter.

User from Bhutan

Register now!

Before registering for the course, we kindly ask you to check if you have a login to Research4Life. If you are not sure, talk to your librarian or contact the Research4Life helpdesk. If you don’t have access, your institution might qualify for access!

Registrations will close on 12 April.

Successful applicants will be informed by 21 April.

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