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

A group of librarians learning digital skills.,
2 hours 23 mins ago
EIFL and partners have received a grant for a project that will enable 25 public and community libraries to provide digital literacy training to thousands of women and unemployed (...)
A preview of the poster heading 'How can I get access to the article I need?'
30 Jul 2020
In order to help researchers retrieve legal copies of full-text articles that they can’t find in their library, EIFL has created a poster with useful links to other places where (...)
Flag of Brazil
28 Jul 2020
EIFL welcomed the opportunity to submit comments on Brazil’s implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities. The comments focused on Article 4(4) of (...)
23 Jul 2020
EIFL has renewed its agreement with Oxford University Press for 30 e-resources, including journals, online databases and e-book collections.  The list of e-resources includes:  (...)

Events

19 Aug 2020
Online
Librarians from institutions of higher education in Africa are invited to join (...)
24 Aug 2020 - 28 Aug 2020
Zurich, Switzerland
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, will give a keynote address (...)
02 Nov 2020 - 06 Nov 2020
Online
EIFL will take part in the 15th Internet Governance Forum 2020 (IGF 2020) which (...)
16 Nov 2020 - 20 Nov 2020
Geneva, Swaziland
The 40th session of WIPO's Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights ( (...)

SPOTLIGHT

COVID lessons - copyright and online learning EIFL’s Teresa Hackett looks at how the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatized tensions and accelerated debate on the use of copyright protected material as education moves off-campus and online

ANNUAL REPORT

In 2019 we celebrated EIFL’s 20th anniversary. In this report we share our achievements and the stories of some of the people who have benefited from our work.

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