In order for librarians and researchers to make the best use of Research4Life, we understand the importance of training and effective promotion. Here, you will find different Research4Life training materials. The content of this portal is aimed at librarians, information specialists, scientists, researchers and students. All training materials are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Our five programs also offer tailored training materials, go have a look: Hinari, AGORA, ARDI, OARE, GOALI.

Getting started with Research4Life

General information about Research4Life in order to understand the similarities and differences between our five programs: AGORA, ARDI, GOALI, Hinari and OARE .

  • Research4Life programs
  • Research4Life video tutorials


Research4Life MOOC

Our MOOCs help users get the most out of Research4Life and its five programs: Hinari, AGORA, OARE, ARDI and GOALI. The course delivered regularly throughout the year. Users in LDC countries can now register for the October edition.


On this page, you can find recordings of past webinars from Research4Life partners and kindred organisations, specially developed for Research4Life users:

  • Dimensions (Digital Science)
  • Embase (Elsevier)
  • CAB Abstracts (CABI)
  • Searching with Summon and Google Scholar (Research4Life)
Programme-specific training

General information and links to each of the specific training modules for the different Research4Life programmes.

  • Hinari
  • OARE
  • ARDI
Author skills

Seven modules will help you write a research paper:

  • How to read a scientific paper
  • How to write a scientific paper
  • Intellectual property, copyright, and plagiarism
  • Strategies for effective writing
  • Web bibliography
  • Reference management tools
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Resources for librarians and information specialists

Additional training material about marketing and managing change strategies for Research4Life as well as resources on information literacy.

  • Marketing strategies for Research4Life resources
  • Information literacy and research level
  • Strategies for managing change
  • Advocacy toolkit

If you require further information, please contact: