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

Group photo of repository managers at a worksop in Nairobi.
14 Jun 2018
Twelve universities in Eastern Africa have adopted open access (OA) policies requiring researchers to deposit their research in institutional OA repositories, subject to copyright (...)
Group of delegates to WIPO holding placards with the names of their organisations.
13 Jun 2018
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager participated in the 36th meeting of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR), the global (...)
Annual Reviews logo
11 Jun 2018
EIFL has signed an agreement with Annual Reviews for access to their collection of 50 journals that include reviews of recent literature published in the biomedical/life sciences (...)
05 Jun 2018
EIFL has been working with public libraries in Africa since 2010, supporting introduction of new services that use computers and the internet. In the course of our work, we (...)

Events

05 Jul 2018 - 06 Jul 2018
Durban, South Africa
EIFL is to participate in the 3rd African Public Libraries Summit, which brings (...)
23 Aug 2018
Singapore, Singapore
Richard Wanjohi, librarian at Kenya National Library Service / Meru Public (...)
24 Aug 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
EIFL team members, Edvaldas Baltrunas, Teresa Hackett, Rima Kupryte, Ramune (...)
26 Nov 2018 - 30 Dec 2018
Geneva, Switzerland
The 37th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (...)

SPOTLIGHT

Over 205,000 students are now reached by this major EIFL initiative in Myanmar

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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