Open access – the immediate, online, free and unrestricted availability of peer-reviewed research literature, and open science – collaborative and transparent research, are powerful solutions to the barriers that researchers in developing and transition countries face trying to access and share critical research that can improve people’s lives.



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Université Libre des Pays des Grands Lacs in Goma (ULPGL-Goma), the Democratic (...)
EIFL is pleased to partner in the ‘Developing Institutional Open Access Publishing (...)
EIFL, Creative Commons and SPARC have launched the Open Climate Campaign, a major (...)


Lorraine Estelle, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, discusses the main routes for (...)
Lorraine Estelle, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, analyses the amount of research (...)
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, gives an overview of some of her (...)


DSpace 7 brings to DSpace a single, modern user interface and integrates current (...)
Join this EIFL and LIBSENSE webinar (in French) with Cécile Coulibaly, Université (...)
The EIFL General Assembly is our major knowledge sharing event of the year. This (...)
EIFL partners in this major 50-country European Un (...)
EIFL projects contribute to open access and open s (...)
EIFL helps launch a national open access policy an (...)
EIFL was the first organization to introduce open access in many countries, including China and South Africa … EIFL has helped raise awareness of open access globally.
Melissa Hagemann, Senior Programme Manager, Open Society Foundations


For questions, please contact the Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma: