Distance learning courses

  • Medical Library Association (USA)

    The HINARI Basic Course (for users) is online on the Medical Library Association (USA) distance learning server.
    This course is self-paced, takes 4-6 hours. Upon completion of the exercises, participants will receive certificates.

  • Information Training and Outreach Center for Africa (ITOCA)

    The HINARI Train the Trainers Course (for trainers from developed countries) is online on the Information Training and Outreach Center for Africa (ITOCA) site.
    This course is self-paced, takes 4-6 hours. Upon completion of the exercises, participants will receive certificates.

  • Training videos

    This free Video Series consists of short videos that users at HINARI institutions can watch to learn HINARI basics including what is the programme, how to access e-journals via HINARI, and how to search PubMed/HINARI. The videos are available online, and can also be freely downloaded. Audio and text files are included. The website includes optional online quizzes and exercises. The whole series can be watched in under 30 minutes. These materials are available through a Duke University project.