Useful resources

Access for Research for Development and Innovation

The Access to Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI) programme is coordinated by the World Intellectual Property Organization together with its partners in the publishing industry with the aim to increase the availability of scientific and technical information in developing countries.

Academic publisher Elsevier has made around eighty ophthalmology books and 29 ophthalmology journals available on ARDI. Access is either free or at low cost, depending on the status of the country concerned. Local, not-for-profit academic and research institutions may register for access at