HINARI website interface, journals, and other full text resources(module 2)
MODULE 2 HINARI/website interface, journals, and other full text resources Instructions - This part of the: • course is a PowerPoint demonstration intended to introduce you to Basic Internet concepts. • module is off-line and is intended as an information resource for reference use.
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, territories and areas • HINARI: healthresearch(12700 journals, 24900 books and 70 information resources, 5400 registered institutions) www.who.int/hinari/en/ • AGORA: agriculture research (3500 journals, 3400 books, 20 information resources, 2300 registered institutions) www.aginternetwork.org/en/ • OARE: environmentresearch(5300 journals, 11100 books, 40 other information resources, 2500 registered institutions) www.unep.org/oare/en/ • ARDI: development and innovation research (2000 journals, 5000 books, 80 registered institutions) www.wipo.int/ardi/en/ • updated 2013 08
Welcome to the HINARI Homepage. This tutorial will look at how to use the HINARI website.
To access the HINARI website, enter the URL http://www.who.int/hinari/
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 Module 3 – HINARI (Research4Life) Eligibility and Registration: http://www.who.int/hinari/training/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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
Login to the HINARI website by clicking on LOGIN. Note: If you do not login 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 theappropriate boxes, then click on the Login button. To have access to the full text articles, you must properly sign in. If you do not use the Internet Explorer Web browser, this slide will not appear (as of 01 April 2014). If you use Internet Explorer, you will continue to have a two-step login process.
Repeat the Login process on this 2nd page and you will be redirected to the HINARI Contents page.
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 page, 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 Accessible Content option. 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 drop down menu does not have hypertext links to the journals.
We have displayed the ‘L’ journal list. Click on the title for The Lancet. 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.
Accessing journals by title 4 Another window will open at the journal publisher’s website usually with access to the current issue.
For each article, there are three options: [Abstract], [Full Text] or [PDF] formats.
You can get the article in Full Text or HTMLformatthat includes 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: http://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 link 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 Trends in Parasitology. After the title of the journal, the available volumes/issues are added. Note that we are looking at the Accessible Content list 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: Trends in Parasitology.
For the Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases journals, we have opened the All Items list 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.
Accessing journals by Language 4 Select a title from the list and a new window will open at the publishers’ website: Medecine et Maladies Infectieuses Select a title from the list and a new window will open at the publishers’ website.
We have displayed the Browse publisher drop down menu. This You have full access to: list for an institution where all the material is included in the publishers’ offer.
We have displayed the Browse publisher – Nature Publishing Group Accessible Content list. It is an example from a institution where the all the Nature titles are included in publisher’s offer - noted by the green boxes.
We now will open the Publishers list of journals as an institution that does not have full access to the publishers resources.
We now have opened the Browse publisher – Springer list - as an institution where the titles are not included in the publisher’s offer. The default is the Accessible Content page and no journals are listed. If you click on the All Items option, you can view the journal titles that your institution does not have access to – for this publisher. Check other publishers to see if the journals are accessible or not.
We now have opened the Browse publisher – Springer All Items list. For this institution where the titles are not included in the publisher’s offer, all the titles have the !.
To find books by title, click on the appropriate Books collection alphabetical letter. Note that there is a View complete list of books option although this drop down menu does not have hypertext links to the specific titles. You will need to go back to the Books collection A-Z list to open any e-books.
Now opened is the O list from the Books collection A-Z list. This example is for an institution where the titles are included in the publishers’ offer.
We now have opened is the O list from the Books collection A-Zlist - for an institution where many titles are not included in the publishers’ offer. Note that there are only 2 items in the Accessible Content list. In the All Items display option, most of the titles will have the white box with the exclamation point.
The Oxford Textbook of Medicine is one of the foremost international textbooks of internal medicine. It provides practical guidance on the clinical management and prevention of disease, with in-depth coverage of the traditional specialty areas. Scroll down this page to the ‘expandable’ table of contents that details the contents of each topic.
Also included in the Reference Sources listing are numerous psychiatry/psychology related full-text resources. We have opened the American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines tool that is searchable by keyword and broad subject categories.
From the HINARI Content page, you also can open the Search inside HINARI full-text through database and article searching, Reference sources and Free collections lists. Note: Many of these resources are underutilized by HINARI users as most individuals concentrate on obtaining full-text journal articles.
Via clicking on the Database and article searching link, we have opened the Browse databases A-Z list. Similar to other access points, there are the Accessible Content and All Items listings that depend on the Publishers’ exclusions.
We have opened the initial page of Scopus (Elsevier), alarge abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources with smart tools to track and analyze research. Being from a HINARI registered institution, and having logged into HINARI, you will be able to use these resources from various commercial publishers.
CINAHL (EBSCO) is another resource from the Databases and (Bibliographic) Indexes menu. It provides indexing for 2,960 journals and can be searched for information on nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/ complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. Via HINARI, many of these journals can be accessed.
A third resource from the Databases and (Bibliographic) Indexes menu is Scirus. It is a searchable database to over 370 million scientific items including journal content, scientists' homepages, courseware, pre-print server material, patents and institutional repository and website information. It also contains numerous SciTopics pages on medicine and biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology.
Now we have clicked on the Reference Sources link and opened the Browse reference sources A-Z list. Many of these resources contain full-text information on a variety of topics.
Cochrane Library contains high quality , independent evidence for health care decision making. It includes numerous access options including via keyword, MeSH terms and category listings. Cochrane Library is one of 3 sources of information on evidence-based practice in HINARI.
The final Reference Sources resource we will look at is the EndNoteWeb(Thomson Scientific). Itis a reference management software package used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. This is invaluable for researchers and post-graduate students.