Welcome to the training portal

In order for librarians and researchers to make the best use of the Research4Life resources, we understand the importance of training and effective promotion. The partners are committed to provide long-term support on the use of online resources and more. Here, you will find different Research4Life training material to download for free, information about local workshops and advanced courses for our five programmes: Hinari, AGORA, OARE, ARDI and GOALI. 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.

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How to write a scientific paper

This section discusses key elements of publishing (ethical issues, style and language, structure and components of a paper) and explains structured abstracts, the article submission process, peer review, and author vs. reader priorities. It also includes an Appendix that summarizes the publishing process from a low-income country author’s perspective.

About Research4Life

Research4Life general training material in order to understand the similarities and differences between our five programmes: AGORA, ARDI, GOALI, Hinari and OARE .

  • Research4Life programmes
  • Research4Life video tutorials
Author skills

A set of six modules to develop author skills. How to read and write scientific papers, intellectual property and web bibliography along with hands on activity workbooks.

  • 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

Training modules to learn how to use different reference management tools to reference bibliographical data.

  • Mendeley
  • Zotero
Programme-specific training

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

  • Hinari
  • OARE
  • ARDI
Resources from related organizations and publishers

Find more information about additional websites from related organizations and publishers offering resources for librarians and researchers.

  • Resources for researchers
  • Resources for librarians
Other resources

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

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