EIFL works in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America


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.


29 Apr 2024
EIFL, AJOL (African Journals Online) and WACREN (the West and Central African Research and Education Network) invite African organizations - legal entities that own open access ( (...)
26 Apr 2024
The DIAMAS (Developing Institutional Open Access Publishing Models to Advance Scholarly Communication) project has published a report investigating the financial sustainability of (...)
Teresa Hackett, EIFL moderated a panel discussion on legal uncertainty and exposure to liability. Left to right: Martin Senftleben, University of Amsterdam, Michael Arentoft, European Commission, Annabelle Shaw, British Film Institute
22 Mar 2024
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports on a recent conference hosted by COMMUNIA on two important issues that create obstacles to the creation of (...)
Graphic showing stages of the bill - from introduction to parliament, to presidential signature.
14 Mar 2024
In a letter to Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa, EIFL has urged the President to sign into law the new Copyright Amendment Bill [B13F - 2017] without (...)


22 May 2024
EIFL, AJOL (African Journals Online) and WACREN (the West and Central African (...)
22 May 2024 - 23 May 2024
Nakuru City, Kenya, and Online,
EIFL Open Access Programme Project Coordinator Milica Ševkušić will be one of (...)
27 May 2024 - 31 May 2024
Geneva, Switzerland, and Online,
Ramune Petuchovaite, EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme Manager, will (...)
27 May 2024 - 31 May 2024
Tororo, Uganda
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, will deliver a keynote (...)


EIFL updates lists of journals in which corresponding authors from EIFL partner countries can publish in open access


In our 2023 Annual Report we share achievements and tell the stories of some of the people who have benefited from our work. The report also celebrates the 20th anniversary of the EIFL Open Access Programme with a special feature about the contribution that the programme has made to facilitating the open sharing of research over two decades.