In the developed world, we often think of access to information in terms of speed, breadth and filterability. This inspirational booklet from Research4Life, in celebration of its 10th anniversary in 2011, demonstrates how access to scientific literature in countries like Zambia and Nepal can still be a matter of life and death.
Elsevier is a founding member of Research4Life and the leading contributor of content with over 1,600 participating journals, 1,800 electronic books and access to SciVerse Scopus. Research4Life is the collective name for four public-private partnerships which seek to help achieve the UN’s Millennium Development Goals by providing the developing world with access to critical scientific research. Since 2002, the four programs, Health Access to Research (HINARI), Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA), Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE) and Access to Research for Development and Innovation (aRDi) program have given researchers at more than 5,000 institutions in 105 developing world countries free or low cost access to more than 7,000 journals provided by the world’s leading science publishers.
For more information please visit www.Research4Life.org.