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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Joining and using Research4Life
Learn how institutions can join and use Research4Life. Get answers to frequently asked questions and discover how you can check what is available in your country and organization. Download the PowerPoint ↓
Summon and Google Scholar
This webinar helps you build an effective search strategy via Summon or Google Scholar to search across Research4Life programs. Download the PowerPoint ↓
Law and social sciences in Research4Life
GOALI is a Research4Life program that helps researchers in lower- and middle-income countries improve the quality of legal research.
Navigating the new Research4Life content portal
Learn how to navigate Research4Life’s new unified content portal, so that you can save valuable time and discover content easily on your next content search.
Introducción al uso de Research4Life
Este es un seminario web para conocer cómo su institución puede garantizar un acceso continuo y sin problemas a hasta 151.000 recursos académicos y científicos de Research4Life.
Introduction à Research4Life
Il s’agit d’un webinaire pour découvrir comment votre établissement peut garantir un accès transparent et continu à jusqu’à 151 000 ressources académiques et scientifiques Research4Life.
Publishing & Research Communication webinar series
1. The initial steps of research
This webinar highlights the initial steps of research: search and access literature and formulating the research question. Download the presentations: Understanding Research Life Cycle and Identifying and using information sources.
2. Open Science
This webinar focuses on the opportunities and challenges of Open Science: from Open Access to Open Research. Download the presentations: The philosophy behind Open Science and UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science.
3. Writing winning grant proposals
This webinar guides you through the process of a successful grant application. Download the presentation: Writing winning grant proposals.
4. Publishing ethics
This webinar gives an overview of publishing ethics, as well as authorship issues, duplicate submissions, data manipulations and consent. Download the presentation: Understanding publishing Ethics.
5. Getting published
This webinar focuses on the process for authors to get published, the peer review process, and how to increase their chances of success. Download the presentation: Getting published.
6. Increasing impact
This webinar highlights successful strategies and case studies for promoting research to distinct communities. Download the presentation: Increasing the impact of your research.
Using platforms offered by Research4Life partners
CAB Abstracts holds over 11.6 million records in applied life sciences from over 120 countries in 50 languages.
Cambridge Core by Cambridge University Press offers high-quality, peer-reviewed journals in a wide range of subjects.
Dimensions Plus by Digital Science connects research papers with information about funding, patents and much more.
Embase uncovers drug-disease relationships and drug-drug interactions. Webinar also available in Spanish and French.
FSTA by IFIS Publishing contains information on food and health sciences. Download the PowerPoint ↓
Mendeley is a free reference manager that can help you store, organize, note, share and cite references and research data. Download the PowerPoint↓
In March 2020 PubMed released an update with lots of new features. Research4Life users can access this new version. Download the PowerPoint ↓
The Lens is a free & open knowledge platform providing analytics & research management tools, and a comprehensive collection of scholarly literature and patent metadata. Download the PowerPoint ↓
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses collection of 5+ million dissertations & theses from all over the world allows researchers to amplify diverse voices and place research in a global context. Watch the demo.
Improve your research skills
Learn how INASP supports researchers in low- and middle-income countries in publishing and communicating their research – and discover AuthorAID, a global network of researchers. Download the PowerPoint ↓
Researcher Academy is a free platform by Elsevier with research training: from the beginnings of research preparation, through the publishing process, all the way to demonstrating impact. Download the PowerPoint ↓
Learn how Research4Life can help publishers and researchers and make Open Access publishing more equitable. Authors will also find information on reduced or waived publication charges. Download the PowerPoint ↓
Researchers can use ORCID iDs to be uniquely identified and connected to their activities and contributions: learn how to increase discoverability and recognition for your research with ORCID. Browse the presentation.
Learn how to use your ORCID iD to raise the visibility of your peer review efforts and contributions – helping you get the recognition you deserve for your review activities and services, and increase trust and transparency in peer review. Browse the presentation.