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Up to 100.000 resources now available through Research4Life

19/06/2019

We’re celebrating, as Research4Life now provides access to up to 100.000 resources! By the end of the first quarter of 2019, the amount of scholarly and professional content available has grown to an impressive 22,500 peer-reviewed journals, over 80,000 academic books and over 120 other resources such as databases and reference works.

In recent months, we have been working hard to bring new publishers to the partnership, focusing on subject areas that have not featured strongly in the collections, such as technology, engineering, chemistry and mathematics. We are also bringing in new types of resources, extending the range of tools and reference materials which can add value to the core collection of primary research publications.

A particular highlight in the first quarter of 2019 was the addition of the journals, books and conference proceedings from the SPIE Digital Library, covering applied research in optics and photonics. We also confirmed the inclusion of the CAB Abstracts database, an important resource for agriculture and the applied life sciences.

We were especially excited to reach an agreement with Digital Science to include Dimensions for all Research4Life users. Dimensions is a next-generation linked research information system that makes it easier to find and access the most relevant information, analyse research outcomes, and gather insights to inform future strategy. It brings together over 128 million publications, grants, policies, data and metrics for the first time, enabling users to explore over 4 billion connections between them.

Want to find out if your institution is eligble for free or low-cost access to scientific and professional content? Check if your country is on our Eligibility list.