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:
Conference on Open Access in Uganda
6 May 2013
The Consortium of Uganda University Libraries (CUUL) in partnership with EIFL and the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) are organising a Conference on “Open access, knowledge sharing and sustainable scholarly...
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...
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,...
OA in Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda kick-off meeting
7 Mar 2013
“Open access: knowledge sharing and sustainable scholarly communication in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda” is a new EIFL regional project funded by Spider, the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions DSV, Department of Computer and System Sciences...
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...
EIFL-PLIP and IREX visit Uganda
26 Feb 2013
Representatives of the Beyond Access initiative, EIFL-PLIP Programme Manager Ramune Petuchovaite and Matthew Vanderwerff of IREX, will travel to Uganda discuss the status of public libraries and current government priorities with respect to...
Three public libraries help young people find jobs
15 Feb 2013
We take pleasure in sharing impact assessment results of three public library youth development services funded by EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP).
Read about how –
East Kazakhstan Oblast Pushkin Library in Kazakhstan...
Open access advocacy in Uganda and Zimbabwe
14 Feb 2013
Key achievements, strategies, tactics and tools, success stories and lessons learnt from the two EIFL-funded open access policy development and advocacy projects in Uganda and Zimbabwe.
Promoting the adoption of campus-based, faculty-driven...
EIFL starts an OA project in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda
16 Jan 2013
“Open access: knowledge sharing and sustainable scholarly communication in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda” is a new EIFL regional project funded by Spider, the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions DSV, Department of Computer and...
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:...
Public libraries – the go-to place for jobseekers
14 Nov 2012
‘At the library, I learned how to advertise my skills on the internet and to create a website. I sent out resumes and looked for a job online. Fortune smiled on me!’
- Kuanysh Dyusupov, trainee of East Kazakhstan Oblast Pushkin Public Library’s...
Five innovative library ideas win awards
12 Oct 2012
Five public and community libraries won grants of US$10,000 for innovative community development ideas during the Beyond Access 2012 conference in Washington.
Three of the winners are current grantees of EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (...
OA Week @ Uganda Martyrs University
11 Oct 2012
The Research Directorate of Uganda Martyrs University in collaboration with Archbishop Kiwanuka Memorial Library will be taking part in this year's Open Access Week events. Activities of the week will include: talks and presentations, training...
FOSS application in Ugandan Libraries
11 Oct 2012
The EIFL/UNESCO regional FOSS workshop held in Dar es Salaam in November 2011 did much to expose participants to the numerous FOSS options available to libraries. Important among them, from Uganda's perspective, was the EIFL-FOSS...
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...
Two libraries win EIFL-PLIP health award
10 Sep 2012
EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) is proud to announce the winners of our second Innovation Award – for library services that contribute to the health of the community.
Congratulations to two public libraries in Africa and...