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26 Nov 2015
Posted by Monika Elbert, Senior Policy Advisor
“Yesterday we had nothing, today we have the world of knowledge at our fingertips,” a professor of mathematics at the University of Laos told me after attending the first-ever e-resources training offered by the Laos Library and Information Consortium (LALIC). That was in 2005 - and what a long way (...)
Participants in a COBESS copyright seminar
01 Oct 2015
Posted by Monika Elbert, Senior Policy Advisor
This year, the Consortium des Bibliothèques de l’Enseignement Supérieur de Senegal (COBESS) celebrate their 10th anniversary. COBESS will mark the occasion by hosting a major event to showcase its contribution to higher education and research in Senegal. The event will take place from 2 - 6 (...)
14 May 2015
Posted by Monika Elbert, Senior Policy Advisor
This year the Palestine Library and Information Consortium (PALICO) marks their 10th anniversary. Members have organised a series of events to pay homage to many years of successful participation in EIFL programmes.  EIFL Director Rima Kupryte joined PALICO in Birzeit on May 4, 2015, to highlight (...)
Helena Asamoah Hassan (right), former member of the EIFL Advisory Board and former Chairperson of CARLIGH shaking hands with the Second Lady of Ghana (left) at the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana (CARLIGH) first conference.
18 Dec 2014
Posted by Monika Elbert, Senior Policy Advisor
EIFL-partner library consortia in three countries – Ghana, Kenya, Zambia commemorated their 10th anniversary in 2014. “For me KLISC (the Kenyan Library and Information Consortium) is a dream come true,” remembers Jacinta Were, the former EIFL Country Coordinator for Kenya. “It was a difficult time (...)