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

View of the (empty) WIPO Conference Hall, looking at the stage.
16 Oct 2019
Evidence shows that libraries around the world are working under a patchwork of provisions in national copyright laws that are inconsistent and outdated, especially for online and (...)
14 Oct 2019
Congratulations to five young public librarians from four African countries who have been selected to take part in the Public Library Association (PLA) 2020 Conference in the (...)
11 Oct 2019
The first international workshop dedicated to operationalizing the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities among a regional group of libraries - Estonia, Latvia, (...)
Two young girl students working at their desks in a university library.
07 Oct 2019
“In an unprecedented initiative called ‘Electronic Information for Libraries’ (EIFL Direct), libraries in 39 countries will have access to a wealth of electronic full-text (...)

Events

18 Oct 2019 - 19 Oct 2019
Geneva, Switzerland
EIFL will participate in the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) (...)
20 Oct 2019 - 23 Oct 2019
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Romy Beard, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, will co-host a break-out session (...)
21 Oct 2019
Online
EIFL and OpenAIRE are celebrating Open Access Week 2019 (21-27 October) with a (...)
21 Oct 2019
Online
EIFL and OpenAIRE are celebrating Open Access Week 2019 (21-27 October) with a (...)

SPOTLIGHT

EIFL launches new award call - for public libraries that are teaching digital skills in innovative ways

ANNUAL REPORT

In 2018 EIFL reached more than 8.5 million people through our network of libraries in 53 developing and transitional countries. Read our annual report to learn how we made a difference in 2018.

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