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...
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:
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...
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...
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...
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...
Dialogue: perceptions of public libraries in Zimbabwe
15 Jan 2013
On 27 February, 2013, around sixty stakeholders, including high level government officials, representatives of international organizations, and library leaders will come together at the Celebration Conference Centre, Harare to discuss current...
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:...
OA Week at Midlands State University, Zimbabwe
3 Oct 2012
Midlands State University will be participating for the very first time in the Open Access week with various activities lined up. These include short introductory speeches to researchers and other staff members on open access and live demostrations...
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:
OA Week at Bindura University of Science Education, Zimbabwe
25 Sep 2012
Bindura University of Science Education (BUSE) Library will host an event "Promoting open door research, teaching and learning for human development" during international Open Access Week. The presentations will cover:
Demystifying fears and myths...
OA Week at Lupane State University, Zimbabwe
25 Sep 2012
A workshop on Open Access and Institutional Repository for academics, librarians, researchers and research administrators will be hosted at Lupane State University Library with the main aim of:
Highlighting the need and importance of having an open...
Three library consortia celebrate 10 years of service
11 Sep 2012
Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Zimbabwe, three very diverse consortia show vision
In 2012, three EIFL partner consortia in very diverse regions will be celebrating their 10th anniversary. The first to celebrate will be Kyrgyzstan Library Information Consortium (KLIC) at the beginning of October. Zimbabwe University...
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...
2012 OA Week at UZ, Zimbabwe
10 Sep 2012
Recognising, Celebrating and Honouring Faculty Contribution to Open Access: 2012 OA Week at UZ
The 2012 University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Open Access Week activities will comprise of honouring and presenting special awards to individuals who have made...
OA Week 2012@NUST Library, Zimbabwe
10 Sep 2012
This year’s open access activities will be geared towards promoting the concept of open access by targeting various stakeholders in the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) community which include academic staff, university...
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...
OA and IP workshop for academics at CUT, Zimbabwe
6 Aug 2012
A very successful workshop on open access (OA) and intellectual property (IP) issues for academics was held on 16th and 17th July 2012 – at Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT), Zimbabwe. Gloria Kadyamatimba, EIFL Open Access...
IFLA Journal article: Perceptions of public libraries in Africa
22 Jun 2012
The prestigious IFLA Journal has just published in its June issue a paper about the EIFL research study on perceptions of public libraries in six African countries. The goal of the study was to understand the perceptions of national and local...