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

The award trophy - a brass spiral with a star on top, with EIFL's name
13 Jan 2022
Early in 2020, COVID-19 forced schools across the world to close, with devastating education losses for billions of children. During the lockdowns, libraries made a vital (...)
Image of a book next to a printer, to represent copying. Source: Monash University Malaysia: https://www.monash.edu.my/library/services-facilities/computing/printing
21 Dec 2021
In September 2021, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) published a new version of its Good Practice Toolkit for Collective Management Organizations (CMO Toolkit). (...)
screenshot of OJS page on PKP website.
15 Dec 2021
We have updated and revised the EIFL checklist of good practices in using the free and open software Open Journal System (OJS) for journal editing and publishing. OJS is the most (...)
Allan Rocha and Teresa Hackett participating in a working session at the WTO Public Forum. They are seated, in front of a large screen where information / visuals are projected.
15 Dec 2021
Teresa Hackett, EIFL’s Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, outlines the importance of access to research in managing the spread of COVID-19 in the context of stalled talks (...)

Events

19 Jan 2022 - 31 Mar 2022
Online
Join this series of webinars to help African librarians and other information (...)
25 Jan 2022 - 27 Jan 2022
Online
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, will speak at the Eko-Konnect (...)
26 Jan 2022
Online
Institutions – universities, research organizations and institutes, national (...)
31 Jan 2022 - 04 Feb 2022
Kampala, Uganda
Librarians from 25 public and community libraries participating in the ‘Digital (...)

SPOTLIGHT

Agreement provides discounted access to OpenAthens Lite for scholars in 37 EIFL partner countries

ANNUAL REPORT

In our 2020 Annual Report we share achievements and tell the stories of some of the people who have benefited from our work. We include a feature about our support for ratification and implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty, which opens the doors of knowledge and education for print-disabled people.

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