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

16 May 2018
On 30 April 2018 the Kingdom of Lesotho became the 37th country in the world and the ninth country in Africa to join the Marrakesh Treaty. The Treaty will enter into force in (...)
04 May 2018
EIFL has signed a three-year renewal agreement with Credo Reference, an online reference database with authoritative content from over 700 e-book titles, covering major topics in (...)
25 Apr 2018
Congratulations to 15 IYALI (Initiative for Young African Library Innovators) participants, who will travel to southeast Asia for an intensive learning experience. IYALI is a peer (...)
24 Apr 2018
EIFL and the University of Toronto (U of T) Libraries are proud to announce the first international transfer of accessible format books to beneficiaries in Kyrgyzstan. The (...)

Events

28 May 2018 - 01 Jun 2018
Geneva, Switzerland
The 36th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (...)
28 May 2018 - 01 Jun 2018
Lusaka, Zambia
Twenty-four public librarians from 12 public libraries in Zambia will attend (...)
31 May 2018
Geneva, Switzerland
EIFL will attend a consultation meeting organized by the World Intellectual (...)
05 Jul 2018 - 06 Jul 2018
Durban, South Africa
EIFL is to participate in the 3rd African Public Libraries Summit, which brings (...)

SPOTLIGHT

Over 205,000 students are now reached by this major EIFL initiative in Myanmar

ANNUAL REPORT

In 2017 EIFL reached more than 8.5 million people through our network of libraries in 53 developing and transitional countries. Read our annual report to learn how we made a difference in 2017.

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