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EIFL works in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America

E-LIBRARIES FOR MYANMAR

Connecting university students with research online

The right to read

Advocating for people with print disabilities

Power of open access

Helping doctors to access health research in Kenya 

Public Library Innovation

Changing lives of children in Kibera

EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) works with libraries to enable access to knowledge for education, learning, research and sustainable community development. Our vision is a world in which all people have the knowledge they need to achieve their full potential.

News

Editors and librarians entering information onto computers.
Yesterday
‘Revisiting OA journal policies and practices in Serbia’ is an EIFL-funded open access (OA) project. It is being implemented by the Serbian Library Consortium for Coordinated (...)
23 Aug 2016
The Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication (OSC) has released a comprehensive review of strategies for converting subscription journals to open access. The review (...)
EIFL Copyright Coordinator in Poland, Barbara Szczepańska, sitting at her desk, with bookshelves in the background.
12 Aug 2016
New EIFL resources document the recent changes in Polish copyright law that bring library services in Poland into the 21st century.  The centrepiece for libraries of the new (...)
11 Aug 2016
EIFL is extending its current agreement with Edward Elgar Publishing to provide access to their e-books and journals. The Edward Elgar package for EIFL contains 288 development (...)

Events

01 Sep 2016 - 02 Sep 2016
Nairobi, Kenya
Kenya Library & Information Services Consortium (KLISC), EIFL’s partner (...)
07 Sep 2016 - 09 Sep 2016
Buruburu and Nakuru, Kenya
Librarians from Buruburu and Nakuru public libraries in Kenya will attend (...)
21 Sep 2016 - 22 Sep 2016
ChongQing City, China
EIFL Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma will speak about global open (...)
26 Sep 2016 - 27 Sep 2016
Bratislava, Slovakia
  ICT Proposers' Day 2016 is a networking event promoting European ICT Research (...)

SPOTLIGHT

The Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities enters into force on September 30, 2016. The updated EIFL draft copyright law offers a simplified provision on persons with disabilities.

ANNUAL REPORT

In 2015 EIFL reached more than 9 million people through our network of libraries in 60 developing and transitional countries. Read our annual report to learn how we made a difference in 2015.

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