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The six young African library innovators in the Dokk1 conference hall: back row, from left - Claret Misika (Namibia), Constance Chilipa (Zambia), Jemmimah Maragwa (Kenya), Hayford Siaw (Ghana). Seated, in front, Kennedy Rutoh (Kenya), Mary Mamba (Zambia).
22 Jul 2019
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
In May 2019, six young African public librarians travelled to Denmark to take part in an intensive week-long learning, knowledge-sharing and (...)
The IYALI team at the AfLIA conference: back, from left, Koi Kazungu, Kenya; Mustafa Tuhami, Egypt; Momoh Mansaray, Sierra Leone. Front, from left, Harouna Ahmadou Saliou Yerima, Cameroon; Joseck Olala, Kenya; Ramune Petuchovaite, EIFL, Joan Njogu, Kenya.
21 Jun 2019
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
In May 2019, I joined six young public library innovators from Africa at the 3rd African Library and Information Associations and Institutions ( (...)
Zariakah Kyozira practising new baking skills at home, watched by Isa Maganda, Isa Maganda, Chief Librarian at Nambi Sseppuuya Community Resource Centre in Uganda.
24 Jan 2019
Posted by Jean Fairbairn, Communications Manager / Website
In 2018, EIFL and partners Peer to Peer University and Kenya National Library Service completed a three-year project to test and encourage growth (...)
IYALI 2018 participants drawing comics on a tablet computer during a visit to Wukirsari Village Library in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The drawing session was part of an innovative service workshop on creating comics in the library.
10 Oct 2018
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
In August, 15 young African public librarians travelled to Southeast Asia (Indonesia and Malaysia) to take part in an intensive learning, knowledge (...)
EIFL-PLIP Capacity Building Manager (and blog author) Susan Schneur interviews KNLS Director Richard Atuti about staff development needs during the meeting of the cross-departmental working group of KNLS staff in May 2017.
13 Aug 2018
Posted by Susan Schnuer, Public Library Innovation Programme Capacity Building Manager
To stay relevant, public libraries must develop strong relationships with their communities, and meet their information, education or leisure needs (...)
Ugandan participants at the EIFL-PLIP statistics and evaluation workshop in Nairobi, Kenya.
05 Jun 2018
Posted by Ugne Lipeikaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Impact Manager
EIFL has been working with public libraries in Africa since 2010, supporting introduction of new services that use computers and the internet. In (...)
Fair Use / Fair Dealing Week logo
26 Feb 2018
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
EIFL is participating in Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week, an annual celebration designed to highlight the opportunities presented by fair use and fair (...)