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

Diagramme showing the research cycle, to illustrate content of the Training Programme Outline.
02 Dec 2021
Just over 50% of academic librarians in developing and transition economy countries who responded to an EIFL survey have used the EIFL Digital Research Literacy Training Programme (...)
01 Dec 2021
EIFL has renewed its agreement with the academic publisher, De Gruyter. The agreement, which is valid until December 2024, provides free and discounted access to the De Gruyter (...)
Namibian librarians at computer training, in a library.
29 Nov 2021
Following a National Stakeholder Conference to discuss the new draft Copyright and Related Rights Bill under development in Namibia, EIFL submitted written comments on the Bill to (...)
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25 Nov 2021
EIFL welcomes the formal adoption of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science - the first-ever international standard for open science - at the 41st session of UNESCO General (...)

Events

20 Oct 2021 - 31 Mar 2022
Online
Join this series of seven webinars to help African librarians and other (...)
06 Dec 2021 - 10 Dec 2021
Katowice, Poland, & Online,
Ramune Petuchovaite, EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme Manager, will (...)
07 Dec 2021 - 09 Dec 2021
Online
The FORCE11 annual conference - FORCE2021 - brings together researchers, (...)
07 Dec 2021 - 09 Dec 2021
Online
Romy Beard, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, with Curtis Brundy, Iowa State (...)

SPOTLIGHT

EIFL participated remotely in the 2021 Assemblies of WIPO Member States that took place this year in hybrid mode

ANNUAL REPORT

In our 2020 Annual Report we share achievements and tell the stories of some of the people who have benefited from our work. We include a feature about our support for ratification and implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty, which opens the doors of knowledge and education for print-disabled people.

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