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Velenasi Mwale Munsanje wecoming trainers, using a PowerPoint presentation.
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 a two-year partnership with EIFL to build capacity of public librarians in Zambia. The EIFL-LIAZ partnership to build capacity of our public librarians (...)
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager.
29 Sep 2019
Posted by Jean Fairbairn, Communications Manager / Website
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, is the guest on the latest episode of Copyright Waffle, a podcast from the team at UK Copyright Literacy who aim to make learning about copyright fun and empowering. . Interviewers Dr Jane Secker, Senior Lecturer in Educational (...)
Zariakah Kyozira practising new baking skills at home, watched by Isa Maganda, Isa Maganda, Chief Librarian at Nambi Sseppuuya Community Resource Centre in Uganda.
24 Jan 2019
Posted by Jean Fairbairn, Communications Manager / Website
In 2018, EIFL and partners Peer to Peer University and Kenya National Library Service completed a three-year project to test and encourage growth of learning circles - in-person study groups for online learners - in public libraries in Africa. The results far exceeded the project’s goals - in just (...)
The seven scholarship winners, from left: Jeff Nyoka (South Africa), Petar Lukacic (Croatia), Bright Ofori (Ghana), Kemberley Constable (St Lucia), Biljana Kochishka (Macedonia), Purity Kavuri-Mutuku (Kenya) and Charles Kamdem Poeghela (Cameroon).
05 Jul 2017
Posted by Jean Fairbairn, Communications Manager / Website
EIFL and Next Library® awarded seven librarians from developing and transition economy countries scholarships to attend the Next Library Festival 2017, which took place in Aarhus, Denmark from 11 - 14 June. After the festival, we asked them to tell us what they had learnt, who inspired them and (...)
Children at Pelči Library (Latvia) celebrate the arrival of new equipment bought with the EIFL prize money - a touch screen computer monitor and a tablet e-book reader.
12 Aug 2015
Posted by Jean Fairbairn, Communications Manager / Website
EIFL Communications Manager Jean Fairbairn celebrates the launch of the eighth EIFL Public Library Innovation Award, with this blog about how the awards have raised the profile of public libraries in their communities, boosted librarians' morale and built their confidence. Friday (14 August) will (...)
19 May 2015
Posted by Jean Fairbairn, Communications Manager / Website
By Kristian Benic, Rijeka City Library, Croatia ​A small boy walks through the library door at 4pm. He is a fifth-grade student from the local elementary school, and a participant in our library’s 3D modelling workshop. "But Emil", I tell him," the workshop is at 6pm, you have come too early." "Yes (...)
01 Aug 2014
Posted by Jean Fairbairn, Communications Manager / Website
EIFL has released a new video which shows the impact of an EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) supported project that uses tablet computers to support children’s education in Kibera, the largest slum in Eastern Africa. The video features Kibera Public Library, a branch of the Kenya (...)