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

Research4Life user journey November 24, 2pm CET
GOALITBD (December 2020)

Webinar recordings

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.

Digital Science –

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

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.

IFIS – FSTA Database

FSTA – Food Science & Technology Abstracts is a database by IFIS Publishing with scientific and technological information in the sciences of food and health.  Learn how to make the best use of the platform, and download the PowerPoint presentation.


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 supporting mentoring between experienced and early-career researchers. Download the presentation.

Joining and using Research4Life

In this webinar, Research4Life experts explain everything you need to know about joining Research4Life and make the most of its offering. The trainers answer frequently asked questions, and explain how you can check which resources are available in your country and organizations. 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.

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.