Access to leading research in the
developing world
Global Week
Gothenburg
November 14th 2013
Access to leading research
in the developing world

Why are we here?
What can you access?
Who gets access?
How do you get ...
Why are we here?
Why am I here?
Why are we here?
Why are librarians from Nepal here?
Mrs Gita Giri Thapa, Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine ,
Nu...
Why are we here?
Awareness is low
When you think of a library is this what you have in mind?
Why are we here?
Why are you here?
What can you access?
Survey done in 2010 –
comparing access to scientific journals in Africa and Europe

Of the titles tha...
What can you access?
Taking the top 20 journals in key areas, as measured by
journal impact factor, and comparing these ag...
What can you access?
Research4Life
Four programmes – HINARI, AGORA, OARE and ARDI –
Provides developing countries with fre...
Who gets access?
Who gets access?
EIFL partner countries (orange)

http://www.eifl.net/

Nepal
Who gets access?
INASP Partner countries

http://www.inasp.info/
Where is that article?
I read it few days ago, few weeks ago, about
a year ago
I read it in one of journals from this libr...
How to locate articles?
PubMed (www.pubmed.com) or www.nlm.nih.gov
Google (www.google.com)
Google scholar
Other search eng...
Database
HINARI (www.who.int/hinari)
DOAJ (www.doaj.org)
Free fulltext articles (www.freefulltextarticles.com)
• More than 100 countries, territories and areas
• HINARI: health research (12700 journals, 24900 books
and 70 information...
Objectives of Research4Life
(R4L)
• To connect developing world researchers with
the international scientific community
• ...
Eligibility
• Institutions in countries with GNI (gross national
income) per capita below $1600 or HDI (human
development ...
Eligibility (2)



Eligible categories of institutions are:
national universities
research institutes
professional school...
Partners
 Major Publishers
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Elsevier Science
Springer
Wiley-Blackwell
Sage
Taylor & Francis
Lippincot...
Common Features of R4L Resources
1. Fulltext can be achieved via OPTIONS:
•

Searching by Journal title

•

Subject Access...
You need to insert our HINARI User ID and
Password in the Login box and click on the
Login button.

xxxxx

Remember
passwo...
Journal Access Options
Nepal Journals Online (NepJOL)
www.nepjol.info
NepJOL is a service to provide access to Nepalese
published research, and i...
NepJOL (continued)
Objectives:

– To promote the awareness and use of Nepalpublished journals in all disciplines by
provid...
Key Challenges for Nepal

– Power
– Political instability
– Irregular publication of journals
– Lack of computer literacy
Additional Links and Resources
in HINARI
1. Scopus
2. Medline
3. Reference sources – e.g. BMJ Best Practice,
Cochrane Libr...
Nepal:
R4L registration
2002-2013

198

155

88

AGRO

OARE

HINARI
300000

242972

Nepal:
Log in to R4L
187365

250000

200000

82211

65693

20077

50000

60583

100000

88470

150000

0
2...
Thank you!
http://www.slideshare.net/anna.stockman/access-to-researchin-the-developing-world-global-week-in-gothenburg-201...
Explore
http://www.research4life.org/programmes/

AGORA - Agriculture
HINARI - Medicine
OARE - Environment

ARDI – Innovat...
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Research4Life has four programmes which give access to important scientific information for researchers and students in the developing world. In this presentation the focus is on medicine.

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  • What you learn you spreadaround you, like rings on the water.
  • R4L is whatwe’llfocus on and we’ll come back to the programmes soon.
  • http://www.eifl.net/Armedconflictdatabase; Oxford handbooks online; Project MUSE and manymore
  • www.inasp.infoCambridge Univ Press; EBSCO: Business source premier, Academicsource premier; Emerald management; JSTOR and muchmore
  • Supported by INASP
  • Access to research in the developing world : Global week In Gothenburg 2013

    1. 1. Access to leading research in the developing world Global Week Gothenburg November 14th 2013
    2. 2. Access to leading research in the developing world Why are we here? What can you access? Who gets access? How do you get access? Explore
    3. 3. Why are we here? Why am I here?
    4. 4. Why are we here? Why are librarians from Nepal here? Mrs Gita Giri Thapa, Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine , Nursing Campus Maharajgunj Mrs Neela Malla Pradhan, Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital Mr. Macha Bhai Shakya, Patan Academy of Health Sciences / Patan Hospital Mr. Lal Bahadur Chouhan, Tribhuvan University Central Library
    5. 5. Why are we here? Awareness is low When you think of a library is this what you have in mind?
    6. 6. Why are we here? Why are you here?
    7. 7. What can you access? Survey done in 2010 – comparing access to scientific journals in Africa and Europe Of the titles that African users listed as inaccessible to them, 72% were actually readily accessible through their libraries’ online subscriptions. On average, 79% of the top-ranked international journals were available online, free at the point of use, at the four case study universities. Harle, J., 2010. The Association of Commonwealth Universities: Growing Knowledge: Access to Research in East and Southern African Universities, Association of Commonwealth Universities. https://www.acu.ac.uk/focus-areas/arcadia-growing-knowledge
    8. 8. What can you access? Taking the top 20 journals in key areas, as measured by journal impact factor, and comparing these against current journal collections (2009 subscriptions).
    9. 9. What can you access? Research4Life Four programmes – HINARI, AGORA, OARE and ARDI – Provides developing countries with free or low cost access to academic content online. • Online access to over 30,000 peer-reviewed international scientific journals, books, and databases • Full-text articles which can be downloaded for saving, printing or reading on screen http://www.research4life.org
    10. 10. Who gets access?
    11. 11. Who gets access? EIFL partner countries (orange) http://www.eifl.net/ Nepal
    12. 12. Who gets access? INASP Partner countries http://www.inasp.info/
    13. 13. Where is that article? I read it few days ago, few weeks ago, about a year ago I read it in one of journals from this library. ************** I need some fulltext articles from journal for my thesis preparation. *************** I want some recent literature on management of peptic ulcer ************** I want to re-read the same article. I want to include it in my references. I want my colleague to read it.
    14. 14. How to locate articles? PubMed (www.pubmed.com) or www.nlm.nih.gov Google (www.google.com) Google scholar Other search engines
    15. 15. Database HINARI (www.who.int/hinari) DOAJ (www.doaj.org) Free fulltext articles (www.freefulltextarticles.com)
    16. 16. • More than 100 countries, territories and areas • HINARI: health research (12700 journals, 24900 books and 70 information resources, 5400 registered institutions) www.who.int/hinari/en/ • AGORA: agriculture research (3500 journals, 3400 books, 20 information resources, 2300 registered institutions) www.aginternetwork.org/en/ • OARE: environment research (5300 journals, 11100 books, 40 other information resources, 2500 registered institutions) www.unep.org/oare/en/ • ARDI: development and innovation research (2000 journals, 5000 books, 80 registered institutions) www.wipo.int/ardi/en/ updated 2013 08
    17. 17. Objectives of Research4Life (R4L) • To connect developing world researchers with the international scientific community • To reduce the ‘publishing gap’ and improve the quality of locally produced articles and journals • Ultimately – improve health, food security and environment in relation to Millennium Development Goals of 2015
    18. 18. Eligibility • Institutions in countries with GNI (gross national income) per capita below $1600 or HDI (human development index) less than 0.63 are eligible for free access (Group A) (Nepal 0.463, US$ 735) • Institutions in countries with GNI per capita between $1601-$5000 or HDI less than 0.67 pay a fee of $1000 per year (Band 2/Group B) • Some publishers opt out of this option and do not allow access to their journals • Free/Low cost to >100 countries/territories
    19. 19. Eligibility (2)  Eligible categories of institutions are: national universities research institutes professional schools (medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, dentistry) teaching hospitals government: ministries and agencies national medical libraries  locally based non-governmental agencies      All permanent and visiting faculty, staff members and students are entitled to access and can obtain the institutional User Name and Password.
    20. 20. Partners  Major Publishers           Elsevier Science Springer Wiley-Blackwell Sage Taylor & Francis Lippincott/Williams & Wilkins BioOne Oxford University Press Nature Publishing Other science/technical/ medical publishers  Program Partners  World Health Organization – WHO  Yale University Library  International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers – STM  Microsoft  Food and Agriculture Org. – FAO  United Nations Environment Programme – UNEP  Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa  National Library of Medicine  Mann Library/Cornell University  Librarians Without Borders/MLA http://extranet.who.int/hinari/en/partners.php
    21. 21. Common Features of R4L Resources 1. Fulltext can be achieved via OPTIONS: • Searching by Journal title • Subject Access Options • Searching by Language • Publisher Access • Titles by Publisher • Books Access • Searching for Books
    22. 22. You need to insert our HINARI User ID and Password in the Login box and click on the Login button. xxxxx Remember password Note: In Opera Browser, Login (password) can be done by pressing Ctrl and enter tabs.
    23. 23. Journal Access Options
    24. 24. Nepal Journals Online (NepJOL) www.nepjol.info NepJOL is a service to provide access to Nepalese published research, and increase worldwide knowledge of indigenous scholarship. There are now 92 journals listed on NepJOL.
    25. 25. NepJOL (continued) Objectives: – To promote the awareness and use of Nepalpublished journals in all disciplines by providing access to TOCs, abstracts and full text online – To strengthen local publications – To provide a range of online full text access models for journals, from complete open access to subscription access, with hybrid models of restricted access
    26. 26. Key Challenges for Nepal – Power – Political instability – Irregular publication of journals – Lack of computer literacy
    27. 27. Additional Links and Resources in HINARI 1. Scopus 2. Medline 3. Reference sources – e.g. BMJ Best Practice, Cochrane Library, Oxford Textbook of Medicine, EBM Guideline so on. 4. Free Collections – Bioline International, BioMed Central, DOAJ, Free Books for Doctors, Free Medical Journal, Hirewire Free to Developing Economics, National Academies Press so on.
    28. 28. Nepal: R4L registration 2002-2013 198 155 88 AGRO OARE HINARI
    29. 29. 300000 242972 Nepal: Log in to R4L 187365 250000 200000 82211 65693 20077 50000 60583 100000 88470 150000 0 2007 (6/12) 2008 (12/12) 2009 (10/12) 2010 (12/121) 2011 (12/12) 2012 (12/12) 2013 (7/12)
    30. 30. Thank you! http://www.slideshare.net/anna.stockman/access-to-researchin-the-developing-world-global-week-in-gothenburg-2013
    31. 31. Explore http://www.research4life.org/programmes/ AGORA - Agriculture HINARI - Medicine OARE - Environment ARDI – Innovation EIFL - http://www.eifl.net/ INASP - http://www.inasp.info/
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