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

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06 Dec 2016
Thank you to everyone who has donated to our 'Give a child the gift of reading' project - with your support, we have raised USD1,865 so far. There's still time to give! We're (...)
05 Dec 2016
We are delighted to announce that the EIFL Public Library Innovation Award - for public library services that improve lives - is now open for applications. The award is open to (...)
05 Dec 2016
EIFL joined a 13-strong team representing the world’s libraries, archives and museums advocating for an international treaty for fair access to knowledge at the World Intellectual (...)
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04 Dec 2016
EIFL is inviting public library systems in Sub-Saharan Africa to submit expressions of interest to partner with the EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) to adapt (...)

Events

19 Dec 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Twenty-five librarians from 11 public libraries in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s (...)
01 May 2017 - 05 May 2017
Geneva, Switzerland
The 34th session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (...)
16 May 2017 - 20 May 2017
Yaoundé, Cameroon
The work of the EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) is to (...)
13 Nov 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
Geneva, Switzerland
The 35th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (...)

SPOTLIGHT

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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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