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1 HINARI Short Course

2 Table of Contents Background and Dos and Donts Searching Strategies & Boolean Operators Sign In Procedures HINARI Website Features Participating Publishers Websites Features PubMed Searching from HINARI –Overview of PubMed Website –Limits –My NCBI

3 HINARI The Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative (HINARI) is coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaboration between the WHO, publishers and other health care content owners To provide biomedical and health care research and guideline information to non-profit academic and research institutions, governmental and policy making departments in low income countries. AGORA (agricultural research) and OARE (environmental research) are similar programs

4 HOA URLs HINARI: health AGORA: agriculture OARE: environment

5 Eligibility/Registration Institutions in countries with GNP per capita below $1000 are eligible for free access (Band 1) Institutions in countries with GNP per capita between $1000-$3000 pay a fee of $1000 per year / institution (Band 2) For details, see

6 HINARI License Agreement List of terms and conditions for Phase 1 institutional users –http://www.who.int/entity/hinari/about/Lic ence%20Agreement%20Phase%201%2 0(free%20access).pdfhttp://www.who.int/entity/hinari/about/Lic ence%20Agreement%20Phase%201%2 0(free%20access).pdf

7 HINARI Dos Material owned by the Publishers made available through HINARI can be used by Authorized Users or Walk-in Users An Authorized User: an institutions or government departments employee, permanent or visiting faculty, or student Walk-in User: anyone who comes to the Institutions premises and is permitted by the Institution to access services there

8 HINARI Dos For HINARI Band 1 participants: institution may supply printed or digital materials (documents) only to the institutions employees, faculty members, or another Authorized User remote access is permissible but limited to computers owned personally by employees or by institution publishers material may be placed in electronic reserves for students to access in specified education courses (delete after the end of the course)

9 HINARI Donts Downloading/Printing: users cannot download complete journal issues or books (per journal issue or book, 15% limit) Course Packs: academic and teaching staff –may make copies in print or digital form of the Publishers Material for course packs; only can recover the cost of producing such course packs from the students –cannot make a profit from the Publishers Material

10 HINARI Donts Document supply: Cannot distribute documents obtained through HINARI to any other individuals or organizations outside the Institution Document fees: The Institution may not supply the document for a fee except to recover cost of compiling course pack or other teaching materials Uploading: Cannot upload the material to or post to a publicly available website or elsewhere

11 HINARI Donts Cannot –modify, adapt, transform or create any derivative work from the Publishers Material (consequence: immediate termination of the contract between the Publisher and the Institution) –modify, adapt, transform or create any derivative work or version from the Publishers access software or hosting agent –add to the Publishers Material without express permission of the Publisher including notices, advertisements, comments, or other information –tamper or amend the Publishers access software

12 HINARI Donts Do not give the Publishers Material or ID/password to other individuals or institutions –if others are interested in HINARI, send them to the Library Do not access HINARI while traveling outside the country Do not put the ID and password on the Institutions website –can put a link to initial page of HINARI or have information about HINARI

13 Suggestion Modify the Dos and Donts Template (Word document) for your institution Print copies and distribute to HINARI users - when you supply the IDs and Passwords Have each new users read the Dos and Donts and sign that they understand and accept the limits You will have fulfilled your responsibilities as a provider of the Institutional IDs and Passwords

14 Name of Institution HINARI USAGE POLICY Institutional ID: _______ Password:_______ HINARI DOs Material owned by the Publishers made available through HINARI can be used by Authorized Users or Walk-in Users An Authorized User is an institutions or government departments employee, permanent or visiting faculty, or student Walk-in User are anyone who comes to the Institutions premises and is permitted by the Institution to access services there Institution may supply printed or digital materials (documents) only to the institutions employees, faculty members, students oranother Authorized User Remote access is permissible but limited to computers owned personally by employees or by institution Publishers material may be placed in electronic reserves for students to access in specified education courses (delete after the end of the course) HINARI DONTs Downloading or printing: users cannot download or print complete journal issues or books (per journal issue or book, 15% limit) Course Packs: academic and teaching staff may make copies in print or digital form of the Publishers Material for course packs; only can recover the cost of producing such course packs from the students; cannot make a profit from the Publishers Material Document supply: cannot distribute documents obtained through HINARI to any other individuals or organizations outside the Institution Uploading: cannot upload/post the material to a publicly available website or elsewhere Cannot modify, adapt, transform or create any derivative work from the publishers material, software or hosting agent or tamper with the access software Do not give the Publishers Material or ID/password to other individuals or institutions (if others at your institution are interested, send them to the Library) Do not access HINARI while traveling outside the country Do not put the ID and password on the Institutions website; a link to the initial page of HINARI or information about the program is acceptable SIGNATURE:___________________________________ DATE:_____________ PRINT NAME:___________________________________

15 Exercise 1 Complete exercise 1 on the worksheet.

16 Searching Strategy Overview Define your information need –What sort of information are you looking for? Is it for specific information? - from a data book, encyclopaedia, dictionary or textbook Is it general information within a subject area? Does the search require more thought and information? –Who is going to use the information? Is it for a clinician, researcher, student or a member of the public?

17 Choose your search terms –What are the key phrases and/or unique words that might appear in a website or article? –Are there synonyms, alternate spellings, plurals or capitals that should be considered? –What broader topic is the search part of or related to?

18 Decide which sources to use –What sources are appropriate? This can range from organizations websites and news articles to subject gateways and databases, journals, reference resources, e- books or reports and grey literature.

19 Review and revise your search –Be prepared to review and revise your search scope and strategy – by using other sources of information or other search terms or different combinations of terms or by using a different type of search –Try new sources of information (familiarity is sometimes too easy) –Start again near the beginning of this process if you need to See the INASP Introduction to Using the Internet workshop

20 Full Boolean Searching Use Logic Operators –AND –OR –NOT

21 AND Operator (to combine two concepts) the AND operator is used to combine two concepts e.g. hip AND fracture – in the shaded area

22 AND Operator (to combine three concepts) the AND operator is used to combine three concepts e.g. hip AND fracture AND elderly – in the shaded area

23 OR Operator (info containing one or other term) renal OR kidney – in the shaded area with the overlap in the middle having both search terms

24 NOT Operator (in one term or the other) pig NOT guinea – in the shaded area Venn Diagrams and Boolean Operators operations.html

25 Advanced Searching Techniques Truncation –* or $ is inserted to find all alternative endings of a word (gyn*cology or child*) Proximity Searching –NEXT or NEAR or parentheses e.g. (malaria parasite) Case Sensitivity –only finds items spelled exactly as you type them

26 More Search Techniques Field Specific Searching –Title –Date –URL Language Restrictions and other limits (to be discussed in the PubMed searching modules) Relevancy Ranking –a grading that gives extra weight to a document when the search terms appear in the headline or are capitalized –every found document is calculated as 100% multiply by the angle formed by weights vector for request and weights vector for document found

27 Exercise 2 Complete exercise 2 on the worksheet.

28 HINARI Website This is the initial page of the HINARI website. Note in the left-hand column, that there are links to the Full-text journals, database and other resources, Eligibility, Register, FAQs and Training pages.

29 The HINARI website address To access the HINARI website enter the URL

30 Logging in to HINARI 1 Login to the HINARI website by clicking HINARI LOGIN.

31 Logging into HINARI 2 We will need to insert our HINARI User Name and Password in the Login box and click on the Login button. Note: If you do not properly sign on, you will not have access to full text articles

32 The Scientific Publications area of the website Once we have logged-in we will be taken into the Full text journals, databases, and other resources sub-page of the website.

33 Other methods of finding journals Articles can also be found via PubMed, Subject listing, Language, and Publisher.

34 Accessing journals by title 1 Journals can be accessed by title from an alphabetical list. To find The Lancet click on L.

35 Accessing journals by title 2 A page appears containing all the journals beginning with L.

36 Accessing journals by title 4 After clicking on The Lancet, another window will open at the journal publishers website.

37 Accessing journals by via PubMed To locate articles via PubMed, click on Search HINARI journal articles through PubMed (Medline). This will be later in the course.

38 Accessing journals by subject 1 Click on the link to find journals by Subject.

39 Accessing journals by subject 4 An alphabetical list of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases journals now is displayed with links to the journal websites.

40 Partner publisher services 1 We can also access full text resources from Partner publishers services websites by selecting from dropdown menu.

41 Partner Publisher Services – Science Direct We have entered the Elsevier Science Direct website.

42 Other full text sources 1 There are a number of Databases and (bibliographic) Indexes. these can be accessed from the list on the right- hand side of the website. CINAHL is a useful database for Nursing material.

43 African Index Medicus We have selected African Index Medicus.

44 Exercises 3-4 Complete exercises 3-4 on the worksheet.

45 Publishers Websites From the Partner publisher services dropdown menu, click on the Elsevier Science Direct website.

46 Publishers websites We have entered the Elsevier Science Direct website.

47 Searching – Science Direct Searching can be done across the publishers website by title, abstract, keywords, author or journal title. You also can browse by title and broad subjects in the left-hand column. The website also is a database of articles. In Science Direct, there are over 8,000,000 full text articles.

48 Science Direct 2 ScienceDirect allows us to search across journals within the Elsevier collection. In this example, we will go to the Search page and enter TUBERCULOSIS in the Terms box and select All Journals from the Source drop down menu.

49 Science Direct 3 These are the results for the search tuberculosis in All journals that located 5721 articles. The green box notes that, via HINARI, the articles are full-text available.

50 HighWire Within HighWire Press, you can access journals via keyword, author or A-Z title list. Note that some journals are a free site and others have free issues; HINARI access is a different mix.

51 Wiley InterScience 2 The Wiley website also allows us to browse journals by subject area or A-Z title list.

52 Exercises 5-7 Complete exercises 5-7 on the worksheet.


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