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

Young man, Gorata Matome, using large print on a computer screen.
16 hours 24 mins ago
Access to knowledge for millions of people around the world who are blind or otherwise print disabled took a giant leap forward in 2018 with 42 more countries joining or taking (...)
Image from the course - multicoloured umbrellas in the sky, representing data protection.
Yesterday
The European Union-funded FOSTER project has launched 10 free online courses for early career researchers covering key topics of open science, and is awarding ‘open badges’ which (...)
10 Dec 2018
Institutions in 18 EIFL partner countries are eligible to subscribe to the 18-journal collection of titles by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) for free or at (...)
Iryna Kuchma at the podium in the meeting hall.
06 Dec 2018
Library and regional and national Research and Education Network (REN) stakeholders from 17 African countries have held the first in a series of meetings to explore how open (...)

Events

14 Jan 2019
Debrecen, Hungary
Twenty-eight librarians from 17 universities and research organizations in (...)
15 Jan 2019 - 17 Jan 2019
Debrecen, Hungary
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, and Gwen Franck, EIFL Open (...)
17 Jan 2019
Online
In this webinar hosted by the EIFL Licensing Programme, Simon Inger from Renew (...)
01 Apr 2019 - 05 Apr 2019
Geneva, Switzerland
The 38th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (...)

SPOTLIGHT

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ANNUAL REPORT

In 2017 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 2017.

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