We regularly organize webinars in collaboration with our partners and kindred organisations to highlight and explain some of the resources or platforms that they have made available through Research4Life.

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Upcoming webinars

IFIS: FSTA database (registration will open in September)24 September 2020

Webinar recordings

Digital Science – Dimensions

Since the fall of 2019, Research4Life users can benefit from access to Dimensions Plus, Digital Science’s platform that connects research papers with information about funding, patents, and much more. In this webinar, we show you how to access Dimensions and how to use its basic features.

CABI – Cab Abstracts

In 2019, the Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International made available to Research4Life CAB Abstracts – an online platform with more than 11.6 million records in applied life sciences, including publications from over 120 countries in 50 languages. This webinar helps you make the most of the platform.

Elsevier – Embase

Embase was added to the Research4Life offering in the spring of 2020. Our webinar helps users use Embase to uncover drug-disease relationships and drug-drug interactions and search comprehensive, relevant and up-to-date biomedical research. This webinar is also available in Spanish and French.

Research4Life Landscape Analysis

To help partners, users and other stakeholders understand the key findings of the Landscape Analysis report, this webinar discusses key trends and changes in the research landscape in low- and middle-income countries. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation.

Summon and Google Scholar

To help you build an effective search strategy using the access options on the Research4Life platform, and to make the best use of the resources provided, listen to this webinar on the use of Summon and Google Scholar to search across Research4Life programs. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation.


In March 2020 PubMed released an update with lots of new features. Research4Life users can access this new version that makes it easier to navigate the biomedical database and discover literature from MEDLINE, life science journals and books. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation.