Other Initiatives

What is AGORA, is it part of HINARI?

AGORA (Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture) is a separate initiative administered by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, which coordinates closely with HINARI. The system provides access to many thousands of key online journals and books in food, agriculture, environmental science and social sciences.

How can my institution gain access to AGORA?

What is OARE ? Is it part of HINARI ?

OARE (Online Access to Research in the Environment), managed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Yale University, is a separate initiative that is coordinated closely with HINARI. OARE provides access to many thousands of key online journals and books for environmental science research.

How can my institution gain access to OARE ?

What is ARDI, is it part of HINARI?

ARDI (Access to Research for Development and Innovation) is a separate initiative administered by World Intellectual Property Organization, which coordinates closely with HINARI. The programme aims to increase the availability of scientific and technical information in low- and middle-income countries.

How can my institution gain access to ARDI?

Are there other initiatives for accessing online publications?

In addition to HINARI, AGORA, OARE and ARDI there are several other programmes which allow users from low- and middle-income countries to access online journals and books free or at low-cost. They include INASP’s access initiative; Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) ; the Ptolemy Project , and the Free Access to Developing Economies program from HighWire . You may find more information on the Other Initiatives Web page. In addition, on the Journals page, the "Other Free Collections" section includes links to journals or books available free to all users.

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