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...
Lithuania’s LMBA celebrates 10 years
15 Nov 2011
On 20-21 October 2011 a two-day conference - Libraries for Science, Studies, Society - dedicated to mark the tenth anniversary of Lithuanian Research Library Consortium (LMBA) was held at Vilnius Pedagogical University. The event was attended by...
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...
EIFL Poster at Berlin9
28 Oct 2011
At the upcoming Berlin9 conference, the EIFL-OA programme will present a poster that describes 11 OA advocacy campaign projects from across the EIFL network: Botswana, Estonia, Ghana, Latvia, Lithuania, Malawi, Poland, Slovenia, Sudan, Ukraine, and...
EIFL partner institutions sign the Berlin Declaration
24 Oct 2011
EIFL partner institutions – Khazar University (Xəzər Universitəsi, Azerbaijan), Lithuanian Research Library Consortium, National University of Lesotho and Universidade Pedagógica Moçambique – joined over 320 leading international research,...
IXth Congress of Baltic Librarians - EILF-PLIP grantee to present
5 Oct 2011
Our PLIP partner, Utena A. and M. Miskiniai Public Library, is to present their innovative PLIP project, Iššūkis (the Challenger), at the IXth Congress of Baltic Librarians. Iššūkis is a successful computer game developed by the library to encourage...
Open Access Week 2011 in Lithuania
1 Sep 2011
Open Access Week 2011 in Lithuania will be celebrated with an international conference Opening the Scientific Knowledge on October 27 at the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences. The event is organized within EIFL funded national open access advocacy...
Lithuanian consortium celebrates 10 years!
30 Aug 2011
Lithuanian Research Library Consortium (LMBA) 10th anniversary conference, Libraries for science, studies, and society, will take place at Vilnius Pedagogical University. Learn more.
Read our recent Spotlight that featured LMBA and...
Fertile soil online – library launches website for farmers
1 Aug 2011
Farmers from across Lithuania now have access to free space for marketing their produce through a new website launched by Pasvalys Marius Katiliskis Public Library.
With the domain name www.pasvaliodirva.lt (‘Pasvalys Soil’) – chosen by farmers –...
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
Prime Minister praises Lithuania library's PLIP project
11 May 2011
Lithuania's Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius has praised the Utena A. and M. Miskiniai Public Library for its vision in creating the educational computer game, Iššūkis (The Challenge).
Librarians presented Iššūkis to Prime Minister Kubilius when he...
Open access publishing in Lithuania and Serbia
21 Apr 2011
EIFL has provided small grants to support open access publishing initiatives in Lithuania and Serbia:
Promoting open access via implementing Open Journal System by Lithuanian research journals, a project of the Association of Lithuanian...
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. ...
EIFL-FOSS Apache Solr Online Workshop
4 Apr 2011
Apache Solr is an open source search engine platform which is used by many public and commercial websites. It underpins faceted search user interface and provides various advanced features such as spelling suggestion, auto-suggest and snippet...
EIFL-FOSS Faceted Search Online Workshop
4 Apr 2011
Faceted search is becoming a contemporary and de facto search tool for content rich websites, in particular online stores and digital libraries. It is a resource discovery approach which has the propensities to enhance user experience. In this...
EIFL-FOSS CUFTS/GODOT Online Workshop
4 Apr 2011
Enabling users to discover and access e-resources, and managing expanding e-resource collections cost-effectively, are key challenges facing libraries around the world.
To address these issues, EIFL-FOSS and EIFL-Licensing organised the third EIFL-...
EIFL-FOSS Shibboleth Online Workshop
4 Apr 2011
Libraries in many EIFL countries are unable to get access to commercial e-resources because they don't have static IP addresses or are accessing the internet via a public or shared IP address. Many others are unable to offer their users remote...
3 library consortia celebrating 10 successful years
8 Mar 2011
Moldova, Lithuania and Serbia show drive and commitment in transforming library services for users
In 2011, three EIFL partner consortia will celebrate their first ten years. First up in January is Electronic Resources for Moldova - Resurse Electronice pentru Moldova (REM). In October, the Serbian Library Consortium for Coordinated Acquisition,...
Lithuanian Consortium reports on e-resource training and OA
7 Mar 2011
Lithuanian Research Library Consortium (LMBA) presented at the Vilnius Book Fair which was held on February 17-20 in Vilnius.
On 17 February, the Lithuanian Research Library Consortium organized two events.
The first event ‘Electronic research...