• Research for Life or Research4Life: Details of the resource Since 2004, the four Research4Life programmes – Research in Health (HINARI), Research in Agriculture (AGORA), Research in the Environment (OARE) and Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI), Research in Law or Legal (GOALI) – have given people at more than 6000 institutions in over 100 countries and territories in the developing world free or low-cost access to peer-reviewed international scientific journals, books and databases provided by the world’s leading science publishers. Up to 100.000 resources available through Research4Life

Research4Life now provides access to up to 100.000 resources! The amount of scholarly and professional content available has grown to a up to 22,500 peer-reviewed journals, up to 80,000 academic books and up to 120 other resources, such as databases and reference works.

Research4Life is focusing on subject areas that have not featured strongly in the collections, such as technology, engineering, chemistry and mathematics. They offer new types of resources, extending the range of tools and reference materials which can add value to the core collection of primary research publication

 For example, to have access to HINARI resources you have to click on the following link : 

Click on login.

In the reserved place, type any the key word related to your research

AGORA : Enabling the developing world to access agriculture research

OARE: Enabling the developing world to access environment research

ARDI : Research for Innovation and technology

HINARI : Enabling the developing world to access health research

GOALI : Enabling the developing world to access legal research


FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Publications –

ILRI: The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) –

It works for better lives through livestock in developing countries.

Baptist Studies Online facilitates the scholarly study of Baptists by making available to researchers and students an online journal, a primary source library, a comprehensive collection of Baptist history-related links, and a regularly updated list of announcements related to the field.

Dedicated to delivering the latest news, features, editorials, commentary, archaeological interpretation and excavations relevant to the study of the Bible for the public and biblical scholars.

The Christian Classics Ethereal Library is a digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books selected for edification and education.

Digital Quaker Collection is a digital library containing full text and page images of over 500 individual Quaker works from the 17th and 18th centuries.


The Post-Reformation Digital Library (PRDL) is a select bibliography of digital books relating to the development of theology and philosophy during the Reformation and Post-Reformation/Early Modern Era (late 15th-18th c.).

More than 6,000 articles and chapters. Topics include Old and New Testament, Theology, Ethics, History and Sociology of Religion, Communication and Cultural Studies, Pastoral Care, Counselling, Homiletics, Worship, Missions and Religious Education.

The Theological Commons is a digital library of over 80,000 resources on theology and religion. It consists mainly of public domain books but also includes periodicals, audio recordings, and other formats.

To make high quality theological material available freely throughout the world, thus providing Bible teachers and pastors with the resources they need to spread the Gospel in their countries. This is achieved by:
 Digitizing and uploading in co-operation with authors and publishers, rare and out-of-print theology books and articles. Over 35,000 articles are now available for free download.
 Providing detailed bibliographies for Seminary level students and ministers.
 Providing a single cross-linked resource made up of seven websites, some of which are under development.

This page is designed to help make Christian Theology commentaries, dictionaries and related resources available to those without easy access to a theological library.