CFL The Essential Handbook reviewed (in Polish)
15 May 2013
Read a review of "Copyright for Librarians. The Essential Handbook" in Biuletyn EBIB (Elektroniczna BIBlioteka), a monthly open access journal produced by the Polish library community. The reviewer is surprised at the range of topics covered within...
Copyright reform in Poland: libraries are prepared
11 Mar 2013
In 2012, the EIFL-IP programme invited proposals for advocacy campaigns in support of copyright law reform in EIFL partner countries. Funding was granted to seven projects in Africa, Asia, and Europe lasting from three to eight months. At the end of...
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,...
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:...
Polish Bill on Open Resources to be introduced
14 Dec 2012
Michał Boni, the Polish Minister of Digitization and Administration, announced on Monday (10 December 2012) that the Bill on Openness of Public Resources will be released for public consultation next week. The Bill would require public access to...
Libraries in Poland go nationwide on copyright
12 Dec 2012
Rzeczpospolita, one of the largest circulation national newspapers in Poland has published an article in its high profile legal section by Barbara Szczepańska, EIFL-IP librarian.
The opinion piece explains how the practices of citizens and...
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...
Open Access Week in Poland
28 Sep 2012
The following events are planned:
Open educational resources for researchers - Grodecka Carolina, Center for eLearning AGH Krakow - Webinar.
Increase in citations with open access publications - Anna Roller, Wroclaw University of Technology Library...
CFL Polska - a new tool for a new generation
25 Sep 2012
15 undergraduates, 2PhD students, 1 supervisor and 1 year was what it took to create a new Polish adaptation of Copyright for Librarians, the online open curriculum on copyright law. Information about Polish law was added, along with links to short...
EIFL-IP orientation webinar
24 Sep 2012
The first EIFL-IP webinar will take place on 18th October 2012. The one hour session will provide a short introduction to EIFL; why copyright is important for libraries; what EIFL is doing and resources available; role of the EIFL-IP coordinator;...
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...
EIFL-IP librarian upskills over the summer
29 Aug 2012
In July 2012, Barbara Szczepańska, EIFL-IP coordinator from Poland benefited from attendance at a summer course on international copyright law at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) at the University of Amsterdam.
This year the annual course...
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...
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...
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...
Open Access – Open Science project: A case study from Poland
13 Feb 2012
Bożena Bednarek-Michalska and Karolina Grodecka describe the results of the EIFL-funded project: “Open Access e-learning course for Polish scientific community” (acronym: OAeL) implemented by Nicolaus Copernicus University and Akademia Gorniczo-...
Open science & education conference, Poland
19 Dec 2011
Nicolaus Copernicus University (NCU) invites you to the Third International Conference on Open Access, that will take place on 13-14 April in Bydgoszcz, Poland, at Collegium Medicum NCU. This year's theme is Open science and Open...
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...
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...