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:
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...
Nine EIFL partner countries feature in consumer IP survey
24 Apr 2012
Nine EIFL partner countries feature in the 2012 Consumers International (CI) IP Watchlist Report, with four reports prepared by EIFL-IP librarians and colleagues.
The 2012 IP Watchlist, the fourth annual rating of national IP law shows "entrenched...
EIFL open access advocacy grants deliver big results
28 Feb 2012
Libraries reaching out to research communities in developing and transition countries
Open access (OA) seeks to remove price and permission barriers that prevent knowledge from being shared. OA increases visibility, usage and impact of research and provides significant economic, social and educational benefits.
The EIFL-OA programme...
OA advocacy campaign case studies: Malawi, Sudan, Zimbabwe
15 Feb 2012
EIFL has provided small grants to support national and institutional open access advocacy campaigns to reach out to research communities.
Below are the results of institutional campaigns from Malawi, Sudan, and Zimbabwe as...
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...
Publishers for Development 2011 Conference
3 Nov 2011
This year's Publishers for Development Conference will be held at Charles Darwin House in London, UK on the 2nd of December.
Agatha Kabugu (EIFL-Licensing Coordinator for Kenya), Judith Nannozi (EIFL Country Coordinator for...
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...
DSpace in Africa: Kenya and Malawi
25 Oct 2011
Kenya, Malawi - Duraspace releases the second 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 celebration of...
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
Greenstone Training workshop in Mauritius
4 Apr 2011
UNESCO (Dar es salaam Cluster office) is organising a Greenstone training workshop at the Mauritius Institute of Health (MIH).
The workshop aims to train participants to use Greenstone Digital Library software to develop online and offline academic...
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...
WIPO Africa Regional Seminar on WIPO Copyright Treaty
25 Oct 2010
Dick Kawooya, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will represent eIFL at a WIPO Africa Regional Seminar on the Issues and Recent Developments of the WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) and the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT). Dick will speak on...