The European Orphan Works Directive - an EIFL Guide
18 Jun 2013
In October 2012, Directive 2012/28/EU on certain permitted uses of orphan works (known as the orphan works Directive) was adopted by Member States of the European Union (EU). The Directive sets out common rules for the digitization and online...
Horizons for Social Sciences and Humanities
4 Jun 2013
The conference “Horizons for Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH)” initiated and organized by the EU Lithuanian Presidency will be held at Mykolas Romeris University in Vilnius from 23 - 24 September 2013. It invites elaboration of the potential...
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:
Three libraries win EIFL-PLIP open government award
9 May 2013
EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) is proud to announce the winners of our fourth Innovation Award – for library services that contribute to open government and e-government.
Congratulations to three public libraries:
Renewal agreement for Cambridge Journals Online
11 Apr 2013
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Cambridge University Press for Cambridge Journals Online.
The agreement runs until 31 December 2013 and is open to EIFL-partner consortia in 36 countries:
Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia...
Library computer game to reach over 50 schools
21 Mar 2013
The library initiated Play to Study with support from
Utena A. and M. Miskiniai Public Library in Lithuania has received funding to expand their innovative Play to Study service, which includes an educational computer game for vulnerable children, to more than 50 schools in nine municipalities,...
Mary Ann Liebert Journals now available through EIFL
11 Mar 2013
We are pleased to announce that we have negotiated discounted pricing for the Mary Ann Liebert Journals Collection for members of EIFL-partner consortia in the following countries:
Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania and Ukraine
EIFL releases results of OA advocacy grants
8 Mar 2013
EIFL-OA programme is pleased to release the case studies of the results of its advocacy grants. These case studies describe the results of the 2012 national and institutional open access advocacy campaigns to reach out to research...
EIFL joins call to extend TRIPS waiver for LDCs
27 Feb 2013
EIFL, together with the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana, the Lesotho Library Consortium, the Lithuanian Research Library Consortium and hundreds of civil society organizations representing millions of people worldwide, have...
Five library ICT services improve farmers’ lives
14 Feb 2013
Five public library agricultural services funded by EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) have assessed their impact. We take pleasure in sharing the results.
Read about how –
Berd Public Library in Armenia increased...
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...
Open Access from the perspective of young researchers
1 Feb 2013
The Lithuanian Society of Young Researchers (LSYR), the Lithuanian Research Library Consortium and the Association of Lithuanian Serials share the results of EIFL-funded project on educating young researchers on the benefits of open access and...
Library health services showcase their impact
31 Jan 2013
Three public library health services funded by EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) have assessed their impact. We take pleasure in sharing the results.
Read about how –
Lori Regional Library (Armenia) used information...
Lithuania library service inspires major funds
14 Jan 2013
Inspired by the success of Marius Katiliskis Public Library’s innovative EIFL-PLIP funded Libr-A service for farmers, the Pasvalys municipality saw an opportunity to reach out to entrepreneurs and to boost local economic growth.
They chose the...
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:...
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...
Lithuanian library named Youth Partner 2012
25 Oct 2012
The Lithuanian Youth Council (LiJOT) – the biggest association of youth organizations in the country – has named Utena A. and M. Miškiniai public library as their Youth Partner 2012.
‘The nomination is a great honour for the library,’...
Library conference on aging a huge success
19 Oct 2012
Over 170 doctors, nurses, psychologists and social workers, students of elderly care and senior citizens crowded into Kaunas County Public Library’s hall to take part in the library’s Aging and Mental Health Conference.
‘When we announced the...
Open Access Week in Lithuania
15 Oct 2012
“Open Science: what is it for me” workshop organized by Kaunas University of Technology in partnership with The Lithuanian Society of Young Researchers, The Association of Lithuanian Serials, The Lithuanian Research Library Consortium implementing...
New agreement for IET Digital Library
28 Sep 2012
EIFL has signed a new agreement with The Institution of Engineering and Technology for the IET Digital Library.
The agreement runs until 31 December 2015, and offers discounted pricing to EIFL-partner consortia, and member institutions, in the...