Getting started

My institution is registered for AGORA. How do I get the login information?

My institution is registered for AGORA. How do I get the login information?

If you know that your institution is registered, contact your librarian/head of information services or your director. These are the officials who are provided with the login instructions and password. If you cannot locate the appropriate individual at your institutions, contact agora AT fao.org and you will be given the name of the persons provided with this information.

Can AGORA help me obtain computer equipment and online access?

Can AGORA help me obtain computer equipment and online access?

Unfortunately, AGORA cannot help you obtain computer equipment or online access. However, many AGORA users have been able to obtain additional resources from their institutions and/or other local charitable organizations because of this unique opportunity.

How can I access a particular journal(s)?

How can I access a particular journal(s)?

If you know the name of the journal you wish to access, go to the alphabet on the AGORA journals page and click on the letter that corresponds to the first letter of the journal name. This will bring you to a list of all journals offered through AGORA beginning with that letter. Once you locate the title you are searching for, click again, and you will go directly to the journal's homepage.

I am just getting started using AGORA, are there training materials available?

I am just getting started using AGORA, are there training materials available?

In order for librarians and researchers to make the best use of the Research4Life resources, we understand the importance of training and effective promotion. The partners are committed to provide appropriate long-term support on the use of online resources and more. See AGORA training page and the Research4life training portal

How do I suggest a new journal for AGORA?

How do I suggest a new journal for AGORA?

For a journal to be included in AGORA, the main requirements are that the publications be in the field of agriculture and life sciences, be peer-reviewed, and that they be available online in their full text. There are further technical details such as the journals should have an ISSN, however for more details in submitting content write to agora AT fao.org