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 Feb 2017
Fifteen years ago, the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) launched a worldwide campaign for open access to all new peer ­reviewed research. There has been a tremendous (...)
rows of book shelves in a library
14 Feb 2017
In 2016, libraries globally were set to spend 30 billion USD on books, journals, databases and other information resources, mostly paid from public funds. So when it comes to (...)
people addressing a panel discussion, at a table
03 Feb 2017
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) has released a report on policy options for universal and meaningful internet access, which draws on over 60 written contributions by (...)
24 Jan 2017
Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania - the largest technical university in the Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) - has adopted a mandatory open access (OA) (...)

Events

27 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
Global,
Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. The (...)
01 May 2017 - 05 May 2017
Geneva, Switzerland
The 34th session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (...)
08 May 2017 - 10 May 2017
Venice, Italy
EIFL Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma will attend the Confederation (...)
16 May 2017 - 20 May 2017
Yaoundé, Cameroon
The work of the EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) is to (...)

SPOTLIGHT

An EIFL-supported public library project in Ghana helps hundreds of struggling children to pass their computer exams

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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