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Research4Life Training in New Orleans: Feb 28 and Mar 1 2019

Research4Life Training: Access to academic resources in low and middle-income countries

Thursday and Friday, February 28 and March 1, 2019

The goal of Research4Life (R4L - is to reduce the knowledge gap between high- and low- and middle-income countries (LMIC’s) by providing free or low-cost access to online scholarly, professional and research information in five programs: 

Health and Social Science | Agriculture | Environment | Development and Innovation | Global Justice 

In 1 ½ days, learn how to use these tools to:  

  • Search in R4L portals to access research databases, e-journals and books
  • Identify R4L resources using Summon Search tool and PubMed
  • Explore key Internet resources to free material
  • Conduct R4L Training and promote the programs


  • Graduate students returning to R4L- eligible institutions upon graduation
  • Researchers who are planning to work in LMIC’S, areas and territories who will promote R4L programs and train their LMIC colleagues how to use them
  • Librarians and educators interested in R4L training

Diboll Auditorium | Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine


Thursday, February:  8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Access to Literature/HINARI

Research4Life/Internet Resources


Friday, March 1:  9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Inclusion in Literature / Author Skills

Research4Life Training & Marketing


For more information contact

Elaine Hicks, MS/LIS, MPH, MCHES: (504) 988-2785

Trainers: Lenny Rhine, Ph.D., Coordinator of the ‘E-Library Training Initiative’, a Librarians Without Borders® /Medical Library Association project  and Elaine Hicks, Research, Education and Public Health Librarian, Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences, Tulane University

CE credit: This activity has been approved by the Medical Library Association for 8 hours CE contact hours 


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