EIFL plea in support of LDCs - letter to TRIPS Council Chair
21 May 2013
EIFL has written to the Chair of the WTO TRIPS Council in support of the request by Least Developed Countries (LDCs) for an unconditional extension of the transition period of the WTO TRIPS Agreement. The new Chair is holding informal consultations...
Renewal agreement for Grove Art Online and Grove Music Online
14 May 2013
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Oxford University Press for Grove Art Online and Grove Music Online.
The agreement runs until 31 December 2015 and is open to EIFL-partner consortia in over 40 countries:
EIFL statement in support of LDC TRIPs waiver
4 Mar 2013
In the run-up to the World Trade Organization (WTO) TRIPS Council meeting on 5-6 March 2013, EIFL issued a statement in support of the request by least developed countries (LDCs) for an extension, without pre-condition, of the LDC transition period...
Renewal agreement for OED Online and Oxford Reference Online
8 Feb 2013
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Oxford University Press for the Oxford English Dictionary Online and Oxford Reference Online.
The agreement runs from 1 January 2013 until 31 December 2013 and is open to EIFL-partner consortia in over...
New agreement for Pediatric Neurology Briefs
7 Jan 2013
EIFL has signed a new agreement with Pediatric Neurology Briefs Publishing for the Pediatric Neurology Briefs (PNB).
The agreement runs until 31 December 2015, and is open to members of all 48 EIFL-partner consortia in the following countries:...
New agreement for EBSCO eBook Academic Subscription Collection
26 Sep 2012
EIFL has signed a new agreement with EBSCO Publishing for the EBSCO eBook Academic Subscription Collection.
The agreement runs until 31 December 2015, and offers discounted pricing to EIFL-partner consortia in the following countries:
OA Week in Ethiopia
25 Sep 2012
The Addis Ababa University Libraries in collaboration with the School of Information Science is organizing various events during the Open Access Week in October, 2012 under the topic "Set the Default to Open Access: Open Access to Scholarly...
New agreement for IMF eLibrary
10 Sep 2012
EIFL has signed a new agreement with IMF Publications for the IMF eLibrary, the IMF's premier research tool.
The agreement runs from 1 September 2012 to 31 December 2014, and offers free or highly discounted access to members of EIFL-partner...
New agreement for SAGE Research Methods
5 Sep 2012
EIFL has signed a new agreement with SAGE Publications for SAGE Research Methods.
The agreement runs from 1 September 2012 to 31 December 2015, and offers discounted pricing to EIFL-partner consortia, and member institutions, in the following...
IFLA Journal article: Perceptions of public libraries in Africa
22 Jun 2012
The prestigious IFLA Journal has just published in its June issue a paper about the EIFL research study on perceptions of public libraries in six African countries. The goal of the study was to understand the perceptions of national and local...
EIFL-FOSS regional seminar explores tools for libraries
15 Nov 2011
EIFL and UNESCO partner to bring together library directors and IT staff to learn about free software solutions for libraries
Library directors and technical staff from 14 countries across Africa met in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania to attend an...
EIFL celebrates Open Access Week 2011
7 Nov 2011
Over 30 partner countries conduct activities
Fifth annual event draws broad global participation, highlights deep community commitment to open access
Open Access Week, the annual event celebrating the global movement towards open access to research and scholarship, kicked off for the fifth...
Open Access Week 2011 in Ethiopia
31 Oct 2011
Aster Mamo from the Library of Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute (EHNRI) will give a presentation about Open Access on November 10, 2011, to celebrate International Open Access Week.
DSpace in Africa: Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana
24 Oct 2011
Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana - Duraspace releases the first of a five-part series, DSpace in Africa: Growing Open Access to Knowledge and Culture, that looks at Open Access repository development in twelve African countries in...
Six-country Africa Library Perception Study published
29 Aug 2011
Read this month's Spotlight to learn more about the study and PLIP's work
Findings of ground breaking research into perceptions of public libraries in six countries in Africa show that most people associate public libraries with traditional...
EIFL 2010 annual report is online
6 Jun 2011
Our 2010 annual report is out and available for download!
Read about our successful year, all made possible thanks to ongoing collaboration with our partner countries and the continued support of our funders.
Read the 2010 EIFL annual report
DOAJ: new milestones
18 Apr 2011
Today the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) includes 6410 journals from 111 countries in more than 50 languages. 2793 journals are providing metadata on article level, which means that 554412 articles are searchable from DOAJ. ...