Webinars at AIMS 17/18 March: "Research4Life: The library that opens doors"

Wegner, Karna (OPCC) Karna.Wegner at FAO.ORG
Fri Mar 11 09:48:17 EST 2016

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The Agricultural Information Management Standards (AIMS) Community [1] in cooperation with the Research4Life [2], is pleased to announce a new webinar entitled "Research4Life: the library that opens doors"[3]. This webinar will be presented in a webinar series in English, Spanish and French. Information for the French event will be published soon.


17th March 2016  - 11:00 Rome Time (Use Time Converter<http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converted.html?iso=20160317T11&p1=215&p2=108&p3=166&p4=33&p5=4&p6=269&p7=170&p8=45&p9=26&p10=370&p11=232&p12=263> to calculate the time difference between your location and Rome, Italy) [4]
18th March 2016  - 16:00 Rome Time (Use Time Converter<http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converted.html?iso=20160318T16&p1=215&p2=108&p3=166&p4=33&p5=4&p6=269&p7=170&p8=45&p9=26&p10=370&p11=232&p12=263> to calculate the time difference between your location and Rome, Italy) [5]


Research4Life is a public-private partnership of the WHO, FAO, UNEP, WIPO, Cornell and Yale Universities, the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers and over 200 international scientific publishers. It provides developing countries with free or low cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online. Eligible libraries and their users benefit from online access to up to 68,000 peer-reviewed international scientific journals, books, and databases in the areas of health, agriculture, environment and technology.

The overall goal of Research4Life is to empower research institutions in developing countries and to reduce knowledge gaps.

This webinar will illustrate how Research4Life works, how it is constructed and who can join the partnership. It will briefly present the four Research4Life programs Hinari, AGORA, OARE and ARDI that provide access to the aforementioned research areas. Furthermore it will give an overview about free training provided on the website about authorship skills reference management tools etc. and provide examples of how Research4Life could make a difference for many research institutions already.


The session is open to anyone but places are limited. If you are interested to attend the webinar, send an e-mail to AIMS at fao.org, containing the following information: your name, affiliation, email, country and which webinar you would like to attend.

[1] http://aims.fao.org<https://faohqmail.fao.org/owa/redir.aspx?C=0--jI3AQmkaX9LiALKvK0pn4AKshRtBIEJFdkf8WGnjIzRh5qOtb1l6UXZwSTxYKWumBwYZm7DA.&URL=http%3a%2f%2faims.fao.org>
[2] http://www.research4life.org/
[3] http://aims.fao.org/activity/blog/webinaraims-research4life-library-opens-doors
[4] http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converted.html?iso=20160317T11&p1=215&p2=108&p3=166&p4=33&p5=4&p6=269&p7=170&p8=45&p9=26&p10=370&p11=232&p12=263
[5] http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converted.html?iso=20160318T16&p1=215&p2=108&p3=166&p4=33&p5=4&p6=269&p7=170&p8=45&p9=26&p10=370&p11=232&p12=263

Kind regards,
Karna Wegner
On behalf of the AIMS editorial team


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