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ACADEMICS, STUDENTS, CLINICIANS, EXPERTS BY EXPERIENCE, THE PUBLIC, AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS UNITE!

BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS TO SCIENTIFIC AND RESEARCH KNOWLEDGE

Access to scientific knowledge shouldn’t be limited to those with specialised training or advanced university degrees. At The Collaborative Library, we believe that everyone deserves access to the latest research findings, and that sharing this knowledge can lead to better lives for all. By creating a community-driven platform for lay summaries of research articles, we’re breaking down barriers to understanding and collaboration. Join us in our mission to make science more engaging, where everyone can Learn, Connect and Contribute!”

  WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME AND MY         ORGANISATION?

You can publish plain language summaries of   important research that millions of professionals,     service users, curious members of the public and   students will be able to access globally for free.

The Collaborative Library will:

  • Promote research to help gain visibility and recognition for the authors‚Äô fantastic work
  • Create impact (click here for more information).
  • Award contributors for uploading excellent lay content who will be eligible to win prizes, scholarships and grants (see Awards Guidance and T&Cs).
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PARTICIPATING ORGANISATIONS

Please find our criteria for participating organisations here.

PARTNER ORGANISATIONS

To find out more about our partners and their important missions, please click here.

INTRIGUED TO FIND OUT MORE?

Check out the ‚Äėhow it works‚Äô page, read our FAQ and learn what values drive us or get in touch with us directly.

If you’d like to reach us, have any questions or ideas, please email us at hello@thecollaborativelibrary.com or use the contact form here.

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MEET THE WORKING GROUP

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The purpose of the working group is to give feedback on the design and content of the website.

Members represent diverse backgrounds including:

  • LGBTQIAP+
  • People from ethnic minority backgrounds
  • People living with chronic illnesses, cognitive difficulties, mental health problems
  • People who have received varying levels of formal education, ranging from basic school education to Higher Education professors and Medical Doctors.

We would also like to thank our anonymous contributors, who have given invaluable input.

If you would like to get involved in the working group, please drop us a line at hello@thecollaborativelibrary.com to find out more!

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