Hinari Training

The Hinari training materials can be replicated and adapted for educational purposes.

All the documents are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Basic Course

Developing the necessary skills to access and effectively use of Hinari resources, including basic searching, PubMed and Hinari portal features.

Research4Life training portal

Showcasing material for all the programmes (Hinari, AGORA, OARE and ARDI ) including marketing strategies, management on changes, authorship skills, references management tools and basic courses for the other programmes.

Advanced Course

The Advanced Course concentrates on more sophisticated PubMed options, health sources on the Internet, evidence-based medicine and e-book resources from Hinari and the Internet.

Distance learning courses

Highlighting Hinari Video Series, Moodle self-paced distance courses. These courses are self-paced, take 4-6 hours. Upon completion of the exercises, participants will receive certificates.

The original Hinari training package was a collaboration between TDR, Hinari, the National Library of Medicine (USA), Yale University Cushing-Whitney Medical Library (USA) and Paterson Institute for Cancer Research, Manchester (UK). The current training package has been revised and expanded with the support of a grant from the Elsevier Foundation to the Librarians Without Borders®/Medical Library Association (USA) E-Library Training Initiative.

Material de treinamento Hinari

Contact Hinari

World Health Organization
20, Avenue Appia
CH-1211 Geneva 27
Fax: +41 22 791 4150

Hinari Training Workshops: an overview of training activities by country during July 2015-June 2016

This map shows training events for eligible institutions, as well as overview presentations to medical librarians in the Global North.

A similar map for all Research4Life programmes is available at: