Five libraries win EIFL-PLIP award for social inclusion
7 Mar 2013
EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) is proud to announce the winners of our third Innovation Award – for library services that contribute to social inclusion in the community.
Congratulations to five public libraries in Africa,...
Libraries tell impact stories
25 Jan 2013
We take pleasure in sharing impact assessment results of two public library services funded by EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP).
Read about how –
Lyuben Karavelov Regional Library in Bulgaria helped 44 long-term...
Public libraries – the go-to place for jobseekers
14 Nov 2012
‘At the library, I learned how to advertise my skills on the internet and to create a website. I sent out resumes and looked for a job online. Fortune smiled on me!’
- Kuanysh Dyusupov, trainee of East Kazakhstan Oblast Pushkin Public Library’s...
Recommendations to advance OA in Eastern Europe
14 Nov 2012
UNESCO, jointly with the National Library of Belarus, organised a “Regional Consultation on Open Access to Scientific Information and Research” from the 5th - 7th September 2012 in Minsk, the Republic of Belarus.
More than 40 participants from 20...
Regional Consultation on OA Concept and Policies
15 Aug 2012
UNESCO will be organizing a Regional Consultation on “Open Access to Scientific Information and Research – Concept and Policies” in Minsk, Belarus, from 5 to 7 September 2012. The Consultation is being organized in the framework of the 90th...
Library inspires free legal clinic for homeless
18 Jul 2012
Homeless people in Zagreb now have access to free legal advice as a result of their library’s innovative service.
Zagreb City Libraries (ZCL) launched their service for the homeless with EIFL-PLIP support in November 2011. The service has captured...
Strong EIFL presence at IFLA 2012
26 Jun 2012
EIFL will have a strong presence at IFLA2012 – the International Federation of Library Associations World Library and Information Congress – in August. The theme of IFLA2012 is Libraries Now! – Inspiring, Surprising, Empowering.
The main venue for...
OpenAIREplus workshop: Linking OA publications to data
22 Jun 2012
On June 11, an OpenAIRE workshop “Linking open access publications to data – policy development and implementation” was organized as a pre-Nordbib meeting at the Royal Library in Copenhagen. All talks were recorded and the film clips and slides can...
2nd OpenAIRE Summit
22 Jun 2012
On 21/22 November, 2012 in Göttingen State and University Library, the 2nd OpenAIRE Summit "Enlightenment in the Knowledge Society: From Pilot to Service" will present the results of the OpenAIRE project, which supports the EC FP7 Open Access Pilot...
Library Services for People With Special Needs
18 May 2012
The theme of this IFLA satellite conference is The Homeless and the Libraries - the Right to Information and Knowledge. Zagreb City Libraries will present a paper on their innovative EIFL-PLIP-supported service for the homeless. The paper, titled "...
Eager volunteers queue up to serve homeless
16 Apr 2012
Volunteers are queuing up to offer their skills and support to Zagreb City Libraries’ (ZCL) computer training and employment service for the homeless, and ZCL is winning recognition across the city for its creative use of volunteers.
PLIP meeting succeeds despite snowstorms
7 Feb 2012
Representatives of EIFL’s 14 new Public Library Innovation Programme (PLIP) services arrived safely in Ljubljana, Slovenia, in January for their first meeting, despite snowstorms that swept across Europe, grounding aircraft and interrupting road and...
Pioneering service attracts second shelter for homeless
11 Jan 2012
News about Zagreb City Libraries’ pioneering new computer skills and employment service for the homeless is spreading fast, and the library has already received a request for training from another homeless shelter.
The library launched its...
EIFL-PLIP libraries to share learning in Ljubljana
5 Jan 2012
Grantee libraries from the first two phases of EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (PLIP) will share learning at the grantee meeting in Ljubljana (Slovenia) this month.
Over 30 librarians from Africa, Latin America and Europe will attend the...
OpenAIREplus – linking peer-reviewed literature to data
15 Dec 2011
EIFL continues its active involvement
OpenAIREplus (2nd Generation of Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe) was launched in Pisa in early December. EIFL is a partner, along with 41 other partners covering 31 European countries. The 30 month project, funded by the...
Public libraries launch 14 new community development services
16 Nov 2011
EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) is delighted to announce the names of 14 winners of our replication grants.
The 14 new services meet community development needs in the areas of agriculture, health, children and youth at...
PROJECT country - Croatia became an EIFL project country in 2011. Zagreb City Libraries in Croatia is one of our Public Library Innovation Programme (PLIP) Phase 2 grantees, which replicate innovative services created in PLIP Phase 1....