KNOWLEDGE WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

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

Children crowding around computers in the library.
20 hours 20 mins ago
Kenya National Library Service / Nakuru Public Library has shared results of its interactive online learning programme which helped primary school children overcome their fear of (...)
Librarians and publishers at a long table, speaking to each other
21 Jun 2017
As more and more publishers introduce options for publishing in open access, it can be difficult for researchers to decide where to publish and what they should expect to pay. (...)
14 Jun 2017
EIFL has renewed its current agreement with the Royal Society Publishing to provide free and discounted access to the Royal Society Journals Collection for EIFL partner (...)
13 Jun 2017
In 2010, fewer than five of Kenya's network of 61 public libraries had internet connections or computers for public use. Today, all 61 have 10 or more computers that are connected (...)

Events

27 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
EIFL is organizing a train-the-trainers programme for five universities in EIFL (...)
15 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Vilnius, Lithuania
Nineteen African public librarians will travel to Lithuania and Poland as part (...)
19 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Wrocław, Poland
EIFL will take part in the 2017 International Federation of Library (...)
21 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Kaunas, Lithuania
EIFL is providing open science training during the Kaunas University of (...)

SPOTLIGHT

EIFL signs agreement with Myanmar Department of Higher Education to contribute to higher education reform

ANNUAL REPORT

In 2016 EIFL reached more than 8.5 million people through our network of libraries in 54 developing and transitional countries. Read our annual report to learn how we made a difference in 2016.

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