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29 Jun 2020
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
In Part I of this two-part blog, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager Teresa Hackett looks at the immediate challenges the COVID-19 (...)
The five young library innovators, from left - Daisy Ashabahebwa (Uganda), Sarah Nyaboke Ogembo (Kenya), Dominic Bwalya Chitondo (Zambia), Letta Shivute (Namibia) and Yusuf Ganyana (Kenya).
12 May 2020
Posted by Jean Fairbairn, Communications Manager / Website
In February 2020 five young public librarians from Africa travelled to Nashville in the USA to take part in an international learning, knowledge- (...)
11 May 2020
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
In May 2020, member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) appointed Mr Daren Tang to WIPO’s top job in Geneva. As leader of (...)
07 Apr 2020
Posted by Guest Blogger, EIFL
EIFL Guest Blogger, EIFL Open Access Programme Coordinator in Serbia, Milica Ševkušić, shares ideas for helping Serbian researchers obtain (...)
Zambian public librarians at a workshop in Lusaka.
13 Mar 2020
Posted by Jean Fairbairn, Communications Manager / Website
EIFL guest blogger Velenasi Mwale Munsanje, the immediate past president of the Library and Information Association of Zambia (LIAZ), looks back at (...)
Nnenna Nwakanma, Chief Web Advocate at the Web Foundation, addressing the DC-PAL session at IGF 2019 about the importance of libraries in extending internet access to remote communities.
12 Dec 2019
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
Digital inclusion was one of the main themes at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2019 in Berlin (25 - 29 November), presenting opportunities to (...)
Panguipulli Public Library trained farmers in the fields rather than in their homes because internet connectivity was better out of doors (photo taken back in 2010).
13 Nov 2019
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
The EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) was launched with a grant from The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in November 2009. The (...)