EIFL works in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America


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.


03 May 2022
EIFL has signed an agreement with Oxford University Press (OUP) that provides free publishing for corresponding authors from 29 countries.  The agreement is valid until the end of (...)
25 Apr 2022
EIFL is collaborating with Supporting Ukrainian Editorial Staff (SUES), a coalition of partners that is working to support and sustain scholarly journals and academic publishers (...)
Cartoon showing rules of open science - that science should be free, transparent & accessible
21 Apr 2022
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, gives an overview of some of her work, and shows how it supports the UNESCO Recommendations on Open Science. The UNESCO (...)
Teresa Hackett next to a bookshelf in the WIPO library.
20 Apr 2022
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, looks forward to the first full meeting of WIPO’s copyright committee in two years, and calls for action to support (...)


17 May 2022 - 20 May 2022
Madrid, Spain, and Online,
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, will participate in the COAR (...)
30 May 2022 - 01 Jun 2022
Telford, UK, and Online,
Lorraine Estelle, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, and 20 EIFL Licensing and (...)
30 May 2022 - 03 Jun 2022
Bucharest and other locations, Romania
Two public librarians, from Kenya and Uganda, will travel to Romania as part of (...)
02 Jun 2022 - 03 Jun 2022
Bucharest, Romania, and Online,
The EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) is organizing a panel (...)


Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, writes from Ukraine


In our 2021 Annual Report we share achievements and tell the stories of some of the people who have benefited from our work. We celebrate the 10th anniversary of the EIFL Public Library Innovation Award with a special feature about winners over a decade.