This LibGuide is the current incarnation of the Virtual Research Library, " electronic collection of research-related resources created as a collaboration between the Nepalese Association of Palliative Care (NAPCare) and the University of Virginia Sc


Virtual Research Library

Other Helpful Resources


  • Google Research DataSearch  
    • Provides a searchable repository of available datasets.  
  • Google Scholar
    • This resource is another helpful, free database that can be used to search for scientific literature.
  • Hinari Access to Research for Health Programme
    • This is a World Health Organization program that aims to improve online access to academic journals for local, non-profit institutions in low-and-middle-income countries.
    • To find out if your institution might be eligible for affordable access to academic journals through this program, go to the Hinari Eligibility webpage.
  • PubMed Central® (PMC)
    • This is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
  • Research4Life
    • This is the collective name for five programs – Hinari, AGORA, OARE, ARDI, and GOALI – that provide low-and-middle-income countries (LMIC) with free or low-cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online.
  • Academic PhraseBank 
    • This resource from the University of Manchester provides helpful phrases and suggestions for publications and other scholarly writing. May be especially helpful for those with less experience writing in English and beginning researchers. 
  • American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine
    • The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) is a U.S.-based professional organization committed to improving palliative care through research and practice.
  • American Society of Clinical Oncologists 
    • The American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Association for Clinical Oncology’s diverse network of nearly 45,000 oncology professionals is dedicated to providing the highest-quality resources in education, policy, the pioneering of clinical research, and above all, advancing the care for patients with cancer.
  • Conducting Research in Low and Middle-Income Countries
    • This article series published in the African Journal of Emergency Medicine is an outstanding resource that discusses key elements of the research process. 
  • Consortium of Universities for Global Health 
    • The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) is a rapidly growing Washington, DC-based organization of over 170 academic institutions and other organizations from around the world engaged in addressing global health challenges.
  • Fogarty International Center
    • The Fogarty International Center (FIC) is a Center within the National Institutes of Health in the U.S. that funds global research.
  • Global Health Training Center
    • This is an outstanding general resource. It provides eLearning courses about all aspects of the research process! You earn a certificate free of charge – you just have to register for an account. It is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  
  • Global Oncology 
    • GO is a volunteer community of physicians, scientists, designers, engineers, public health experts, policymakers, nurses, lawyers, students, and other professionals working in teams to help people throughout the world who are treating cancer and its related pain.
  • National Cancer Institute
    • The National Cancer Institute coordinates the United States National Cancer Program and is part of the National Institutes of Health, which is one of eleven agencies that are part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The NCI is the largest funder of biomedical cancer research within the U.S.
  • Nepal Health Research Council
    • The Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC) is a national body responsible for providing scientific study and quality research within Nepal with the highest level of ethical standards.  The NHRC website offers a wealth of research resources and training opportunities.
    • The Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance (WHPCA) is an international non-governmental organization focusing exclusively on hospice and palliative care development worldwide.
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