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Open Access Week 2014 21 Jul 2014
“Generation Open” theme highlights involvement of students and early career researchers Open Access Week, a global event now entering its eighth year, has announced this year’s new theme, which will be "Generation Open". Open Access Week is...
Breakthrough in UK copyright reform: what it means for libraries - an EIFL webinar 10 Jul 2014
On the 1st June 2014, new amendments to the UK Copyright, Designsand Patents Act 1988 came into force. Described by the UK library community as a breakthrough in copyright law reform, the changes will permit librarians to make certain copies of...
New agreement for SAGE Research Methods Cases 24 Jun 2014
EIFL has signed a new agreement with SAGE for SAGE Research Methods Cases (SRM-C). Launched in June 2014 to complement SAGE Research Methods (SRM), SRM-C includes hundreds of case studies of real social research. Case studies have been...
Fulfill the promise of the 'Innovation Union': EIFL joins call to EU 16 May 2014
EIFL has joined an open letter from 65 library, archive and research organizations asking the European Union to engage constructively in discussions at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on copyright limitations and exceptions for...
Copyright rules OK? What EIFL librarians say 21 Mar 2014
Libraries in EIFL partner countries perform a vital role getting reading and other materials into the hands of people who need information and knowledge for education, research, health or leisure. The seven point plan submitted by EIFL in response...
New agreement for Cambridge Books Online 19 Mar 2014
EIFL has signed a new agreement with Cambridge University Press for Cambridge Books Online. Cambridge Books Online, the ebooks platform of Cambridge University Press, delivers over 20,000 ebooks to institutions worldwide. With online access to...
Renewal agreement for Cambridge Journals Online 18 Mar 2014
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Cambridge University Press for Cambridge Journals Online. Cambridge Journals Online offers access to a multi-disciplinary collection of over 330 leading journals covering subjects including science and...
Renewal agreement for JSTOR 17 Mar 2014
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with JSTOR which is open to EIFL-partner consortia in over 50 countries. More than 2,000 academic journals and 2 million primary source objects, spanning over 50 disciplines, are available in a variety...
EIFL's seven point plan to the European Commission 7 Mar 2014
In response to the European Commission's Public Consultation on the review of EU copyright rules, EIFL submitted a seven point plan that will help libraries to do their work in the digital environment. Of course, as the consultation document...
Apply to host FOSTER training events on OA, open data and open science 3 Feb 2014
Training for Open Science in Europe – get involved!
The FOSTER project (Facilitate Open Science Training for European Research) aims to support different stakeholders, especially young researchers, in practicing open access (OA), open data sharing and open science. FOSTER will support community...
January - February 2014 newsletter is now online 16 Jan 2014
Happy New Year! Our 2014 January - February EIFL newsletter issue is now available online.  This issue we look ahead at some major EIFL programme activities planned for 2014, announce the launch of an exciting new eLibrary Myanmar project and...
A look ahead – EIFL focus areas in 2014 16 Jan 2014
Happy New Year! The EIFL team has been busy preparing and planning a wide range of activities to be implemented this year. Read below to see what each EIFL programme will be focusing on in 2014. EIFL-Licensing The EIFL-Licensing programme will...
Credo Online Reference - 19 extra countries now eligible 15 Jan 2014
EIFL-partner library consortia and their members in an additional 19 countries (shown in bold in the list below) can subscribe to the Credo Online Reference Service, Academic Core Collection at highly-discounted prices from January 2014....
Renewal agreement for the Oxford English Dictionary Online and Oxford Reference Online 14 Jan 2014
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Oxford University Press for the Oxford English Dictionary Online and Oxford Reference Online. The agreement runs until 31 December 2015 and is open to EIFL-partner consortia in over 40 countries: Albania,...
EIFL-FOSS looks back at four years of achievements 10 Jan 2014
The latest phase of funding for the EIFL-FOSS programme ran from 2010 to 2013 As the EIFL Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) programme draws to a close, we look back on a four-year programme of innovative activities using and promoting free...
Renewal agreement for the Oxford Journals Collection 6 Jan 2014
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Oxford University Press for the Oxford Journals Collection. The Oxford Journals Collection offers access to over 260 high quality online journals in medicine, life sciences, mathematics and...
UN Day of Persons with Disabilities: breaking legal barriers 3 Dec 2013
The third day of December 2013 marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities – designated by the United Nations (UN) to promote understanding of disability issues, and to mobilize support for the rights of persons with disabilities....
European orphan works examined in EIFL-IP webinar 3 Dec 2013
The EIFL-IP webinar that took place on December 3, 2013 provided an introduction to Directive 2012/28/EU on certain permitted uses of orphan works – known as the European orphan works Directive – that was adopted by Member States of the...
2013 General Assembly 25 Nov 2013
  PDF version LOW RES / HIGH RES The 2013 EIFL General Assembly (GA), our annual knowledge-sharing and networking event, took place in the vibrant city of Istanbul that lies on the ancient Silk Road, that has facilitated cultural...
Open Access Week 2013 in review 19 Nov 2013
Over 30 EIFL partner and project countries held a diverse range of events around the world during Open Access Week 2013 from October 21 to 27, 2013.  Open Access Week 2013 is a global event, now in its 7th year that promotes open access as a...