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

Screengrab of TU Darmstadt webinar presentation
11 Jul 2016
Quick links to the recording and slides. Participants at a recent EIFL webinar were treated by a leading lawyer involved in the ‘TU Darmstadt’ case to a concise analysis of the (...)
07 Jul 2016
We are delighted to announce the winners of the ninth EIFL Innovation Award, for public library services improving people’s lives. The four libraries, in Africa, Europe and the (...)
06 Jul 2016
EIFL has updated its draft law on copyright to include a simplified and shortened provision on persons with disabilities. The update comes as the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate (...)
Librarians at a training session.
05 Jul 2016
In March and May this year, EIFL convened meetings of over 20 leading Croatian public librarians and library advocates to develop a vision for public libraries in the context of (...)

Events

13 Aug 2016 - 19 Aug 2016
Columbus, United States
The EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) and a past EIFL-PLIP (...)
15 Aug 2016 - 17 Aug 2016
Yangon, Myanmar
EIFL and MALC, the Myanmar Academic Library Consortium, are to hold a workshop (...)
01 Sep 2016 - 02 Sep 2016
Nairobi, Kenya
Kenya Library & Information Services Consortium (KLISC), EIFL’s partner (...)
21 Sep 2016 - 22 Sep 2016
ChongQing City, China
EIFL Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma will speak about global open (...)

SPOTLIGHT

The Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities enters into force on September 30, 2016. The updated EIFL draft copyright law offers a simplified provision on persons with disabilities.

ANNUAL REPORT

In 2015 EIFL reached more than 9 million people through our network of libraries in 60 developing and transitional countries. Read our annual report to learn how we made a difference in 2015.

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