HINARI programme : bridging the knowledge gap

LONG, Maurice

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December 2003

The Health InterNetwork Access Initiative (HINARI) provides institutions in developing countries with free or reduced-price online access ot leading biomedical journals. This article describes the services HINARI offers to researchers in developing countries. Its strengths are that it is technically very simple, offereing authenticated users a simple gateway through which to pass directly to their journal of interest. However, one of the challenges is that many institutions in the developing world cannot aford the cost of connecting to the Internet, or do not have the necessary hardware

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The Biochemist
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