Table of Contents Background Finding the HINARI website Logging in to the HINARI website Finding journals Finding articles Other full-text resources Other free collections Appendices HINARI – Accessing Articles: Problems and Solutions HINARI – Printing, Copying, Saving and Emailing Articles: Problems and Solutions
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
More than 100 countries, areas and territories HINARI: health research (up to 13000 journals, up to 28800 books and up to 70 other information resources, 5600 registered institutions) www.who.int/hinari/en/ AGORA: agriculture research (up to 3500 journals, up to 3400 books, up to 20 information resources, 2700 registered institutions) www.aginternetwork.org/en/
OARE: environment research (up to 5300 journals, up to 11100 books, up to 40 other information resources, 2600 registered institutions) www.unep.org/oare/en/ ARDI: development and innovation research (up to 2000 journals, up to 5000 books, 323 registered institutions) www.wipo.int/ardi/en/ updated 2014 06
To access the HINARI website, enter the URL http://www.who.int/hinari/
Choose a language option. This tutorial will be in English.
Your institution must be registered for you to gain access to the full-text electronic resources. Click on the Register for HINARI link to access the step-by-step guide – to see if your institution is registered or must complete this process. Note: for detailed information on eligibility and registration, go to R4L Eligible countries www.who.int/hinari/eligibility/en
This is one of the pages of the 'Institution profile' that you will not be able to view. For updating contacts, please provide the full names of your country, institution, librarian and/or director, and his/her e-mail address(es), to the trainers or to HINARI via email@example.com.
Login to the HINARI website by clicking on LOGIN. Note: If you do not log in into HINARI, you will not get access to the full text articles.
Workshop User Name/ Password User Name: Password:
We will need to enter our HINARI User Name and Password in the appropriate boxes, then click on the Login button. To have access to the full text articles, you must properly sign in. Since the migration to a new authentication server (Jan. 2014), we strongly recommend use of Chrome or Mozilla. If you use Internet Explorer, you will need to login twice.
If you are using Internet Explorer, repeat the Login process on this 2 nd page and you will be redirected to the HINARI Contents page.
Further Login Instructions All the R4L programmes, use the same login page. In order to work efficiently, the browser needs configure to “Clean the Cache memory”. To log off and go to another R4L programme, you need to ‘clear browsing data’s cashed images and files and then close the browser completely – to clean the cache. We strongly recommend not to bookmark this connection page. It is always preferable to link to the HINARI portal itself which will have the right link – especially if there are any future changes to the authentication server.
Below are the instructions for clearing cashed images/files in Google Chrome
Once logged-in, you will be taken into the Access the content sub-page of the website. Note the ‘Logged in from: Test Account’ message. That line will list your country. This proper login also can be confirmed by the hinarilogin.research4life.org/... url
If you fail to use the Login button from the HINARI Website, you will have a second option on the Content page. Note the key access choices – Journals collection, Books collection, and, on the horizontal frame, Subjects, Languages, Publishers and a link to the Training Materials. Also note the Register for HINARI link to a step- by-step guide plus other information.
In this example, we opened the Browse Subject ‘HIV/AIDS’ listing (without the proper login) and clicked on the All Items tab. Of the initial17 journals titles listed, only 2 are Full access to this content for everyone while there are 15 that are not accessible You must log in to access HINARI to have full access to this content.
Journals can be accessed by title from an alphabetical list. For this exercise, click on ‘L’ from the A-Z list. Note: there also is a View complete list of journals option although this list does not have hypertext links to the journals.
We have displayed the ‘L’ journal list. Click on the title for The Lancet. (Lancet, The) The default is the Accessible Content page. This and the All Items displays will be discussed in subsequent slides. The green box notes access to the contents of the journal for you while the ! Notes specific journals that are titles not included in publishers’ offer to your institution. Note that the ‘years of volumes’ available are listed after the journal title.
Another window will open at the journal publisher’s website usually with access to the Archive page.
For each article, there are three options: [Abstract], [Full Text] or [PDF] formats.
You can get the article in Full Text or HTML format that can include links to sections of the article, bibliographic citations or related articles.
With the PDF or Portable Document Format, you will receive a scanned image of the article. This format is similar to the traditional print option. To download a PDF document, you will need a copy of the Adobe Acrobat program which can be download freely from the Adobe website: www.adobe.com
A helpful hint for searching within any letter of the Journals content A-Z list is to click on Control F. This opens a new search box. In the S listing, we have put surgery into the box and there are 19 titles with this word. To view other titles, use the scroll up and down buttons.
Click on the tab to find journals by Subjects. From the drop down menu, we will select Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases.
An alphabetical list of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases journals is now displayed with links to the journal websites. Click on the title Journal of Parasitology. After the title of the journal, the available volumes/issues are added. Note that we are looking at the Accessible Content tab for an institution with full access – so there are many parasitology journals listed.
By clicking on a journal title, you will open the journal in a new window: Journal of Parasitology.
For the Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases journals, we have opened the All Items tab for an institution with some publishers exclusions. Note the white box with the exclamation point – for journals that cannot be accessed.
To find journals by language of publication, click on the Languages bar in the horizontal frame. The Languages drop down menu appear and we will choose French.
An alphabetical list of French language journals is displayed. The ‘green’ box notes the access status for your institution. Note: The editors decide the languages accepted by the journal. Some include articles in multiple languages.
Select a title from the list and a new window will open at the publishers’ website: Primary Care: Journal Suisse de Medicine de Premier Recours.