Navigation Links
Research4Life greatly expands peer-reviewed research available to developing world
Date:5/16/2012

London, May 16, 2012 - Research4Life partners announced today that the content available through its collaborative public-private partnership has dramatically increased since 2011 to reach 17,000 peer reviewed scientific journals, books and databases. Research4Life provides over 6,000 institutions in more than 100 developing countries with free or low cost access to peer-reviewed online content from the world's leading scientific, technical and medical publishers. The recent sharp increase in content is primarily a result of Elsevier's contribution of 7,000 books in 2011-2.

The inclusion of Elsevier's entire SciVerse ScienceDirect ebook collection follows the publisher's incremental contributions of 1,700 clinical and science and technology books in 2011. One of the founding members of Research4Life, Elsevier also makes available over 2,000 electronic journals and SciVerse Scopus, an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature with over 19,500 titles from 5,000 publishers. In 2006 publishers began pioneering the addition of ebooks to Research4Life, including ebook contributions from American Psychiatric Publishing Inc., Oxford University Press, the Worldwatch Institute, CABI, and most recently, John Wiley and Sons who made their Current Protocol book series available through HINARI in 2011.

"The developing world benefits enormously from the online book collections made available by our publisher partners. The new content is a significant addition, more than doubling Research4Life's information resources previously accessible to researchers and practitioners in low- and middle-income countries," said Kimberly Parker, HINARI Programme Manager.

One of the beneficiaries of Research4life, Dr. Patrick Kyamanywa, Dean, Faculty of Medicine National University of Rwanda, welcomes this significant expansion of the initiative's ebook content explaining, "A culture of evidence-based practice can no longer be an option but the rule. The publishers involved in the HINARI project should be praised for their commitment to improving access to information to students, researchers and practitioners in some of the poorest countries in the world. Elsevier appears to be leading the way and our hope is that other publishers will follow suit and help achieve the target of 'Health Information For All by 2015'."


'/>"/>

Contact: Charlotte Masiello-Riome
communications@research4life.org
44-750-354-9590
Elsevier
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology news :

1. Effects of climate change vary greatly across plant families
2. Genetic testing for breast or ovarian cancer risk may be greatly underutilized
3. New, less invasive genetic test greatly improves pregnancy rates in older women with poor prognosis
4. Ovarian transplantation: New technique gives greatly improved results in this delicate operation
5. Levels of coumarin in cassia cinnamon vary greatly even in bark from the same tree
6. Standardized protocols would greatly enhance clinical and research potential of BTMs
7. Whale and dolphin death toll during Deepwater disaster may have been greatly underestimated
8. Restoring forests and planting trees on farms can greatly improve food security
9. Powerful mathematical model greatly improves predictions for species facing climate change
10. National Science Foundation grant expands UMCES oyster research
11. Research-based undergraduate course expands beyond Washington University
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/9/2016)... 2016 This BCC Research report provides an ... RNA Sequencing (RNA Seq) market for the years 2015, ... and reagents, data analysis, and services. Use ... RNA-Sequencing market such as RNA-Sequencing tools and reagents, RNA-Sequencing ... affecting each segment and forecast their market growth, future ...
(Date:3/8/2016)... 2016   Valencell , the leading innovator ... has secured $11M in Series D financing. The ... venture fund being launched by UAE-based financial services ... investors TDF Ventures and WSJ Joshua Fund. Valencell ... triple-digit growth and accelerate its pioneering innovation in ...
(Date:3/3/2016)... England and DE SOTO, Kansas ... , U.S.-based Stroke Detection Plus® to offer Oncimmune,s ... risk assessment and early detection of lung cancer ... large employers, unions and individuals. --> Early ... unions and individuals. --> Oncimmune, a leader ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:5/20/2016)... , ... May 20, 2016 , ... The recent recall ... as reported by Food Safety News on May 12, 2016(1), demonstrates the need for ... Olsen, CEO of Baltimore-based biotech firm, PathSensors, Inc. , PathSensor’s latest ...
(Date:5/19/2016)... Kansas City, KS (PRWEB) , ... May 19, ... ... and biomarker contract research organization (CRO) has welcomed Abu Siddiqui as Director, Large ... designing, managing and executing biologics, vaccine and translational biomarker discovery studies for preclinical ...
(Date:5/18/2016)... Md. (PRWEB) , ... May 18, 2016 , ... ... Shimadzu Pharmaceutical Sciences Summer Camp at The University of Toledo. This two-day camp ... students an opportunity to explore the field of pharmaceutical sciences in preparation for ...
(Date:5/18/2016)... ... May 18, 2016 , ... The Academy of Model ... celebrating its dream of reaching a total of $1 million in awarded scholarships. , ... 10 high school graduates from across the nation has helped bring the total of ...
Breaking Biology Technology: