SAGE Publishing is committed to disseminating high-quality research and engaged scholarship globally. Through partnerships with several global initiatives including Research4Life, INASP and eIFL, we are pleased to offer 1,000 journals, eBooks and other digital resources, to institutions in developing countries for free or at a greatly reduced price. This ensures that students, researchers and policy makers in the poorest nations have access to the latest peer-reviewed research in business, the humanities, social science, science, technology and medicine.
Over 7,000 Developing World institutions have access via publisher partnerships
Over 1,000 journals available to Developing World researchers
Over 100 countries, across 5 continents with access to scholarly content
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The UN’s Research4Life initiative encompasses the AGORA, HINARI, ARDI, OARE, and GOALI programmes. The focus of these programmes is research on health, agriculture and the environment, but all STM, social science and humanities disciplines are represented.
The International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications provides online access to research institutions in over 80 of the world’s less developed countries, either free of charge or at greatly subsidized rates.
The eIFL Foundation supports the wide availability of electronic resources for library users in developing countries by helping to negotiate the creation of library consortia across multiple countries.
Research4Life is a unique, cooperative public-private partnerships (PPPs) between UN agencies, STM publishers, university libraries, philanthropic foundations and technology partners. Research4Life programmes (Hinari, AGORA, OARE, and ARDI) are a key source of scientific research information in the areas of health, agriculture, environment, and applied sciences for lower income countries.
INASP works to strengthen research systems in developing and emerging countries to enable global communication, knowledge, and networks. INASP’s goal is to put research and knowledge at the heart of development by supporting individuals and institutions to produce, share and use research and knowledge which can transform lives. Their programmes focus on creating strong partnerships, building local capacity and bringing together different partners involved in the production and use of knowledge
The eIFL Foundation supports the wide availability of electronic resources for library users in developing countries by helping to negotiate the creation of library consortia across multiple countries. SAGE currently has deals with Palestinian Territories, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Serbia, Slovenia, Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Senegal, Sudan, and Uzbekistan through this programme.