Open access – the immediate, online, free and unrestricted availability of peer-reviewed research literature – is a powerful solution to the barriers that researchers in developing and transition countries face trying to access and share critical research that can improve people’s lives.



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EIFL was the first organization to introduce open access in many countries, including China and South Africa … EIFL has helped raise awareness of open access globally.
Melissa Hagemann, Senior Programme Manager, Open Society Foundations


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