EIFL-Consortium Management

Closer look at changes affecting the library profession 10 Jan 2013
EIFL Consortium Management successful held EIFL's first webinar of 2013 titled Libraries and Librarians: Adjusting to Changing Expectations. The webinar took place 09 January 2013 and over 45 people participated. Guest speaker for the...
Successful workshop in Kosovo 1 Jan 2013
On 15 and 16 January 2013, EIFL team members Susanna Lob (Licensing Programme) and Monika Elbert (Consortium Management Programme) facilitated the first of two workshops in Prishtina, Kosovo as part of the Higher KOS project. The aim of the ...
November - December 2012 EIFL newsletter is online 15 Nov 2012
Our 2012 November - December newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a spotlight on public libraries and the roles they play in reducing unemployment. PDF version 
Strategic Planning Part 2: Mission, Vision, Values, Goals 18 Oct 2012
Arnold Hirshon, Associate Provost and University Librarian at Case Western Reserve University and member of EIFL Management Board, provided yet another engaging and useful presentation. The topic of the webinar was the second part of the four-...
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...
September-October 2012 newsletter is online 12 Sep 2012
Our 2012 September-October newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a spotlight on the three consortia celebrating 10 years anniversary in 2012. PDF version
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...
Spotlight on the GA 2012 1 Aug 2012
PDF version: low res | high res The General Assembly (GA) is the major knowledge-sharing event of the year for EIFL. Coordinators from EIFL partner countries and invited guests meet to discuss EIFL activities and strategies, and to...
EIFL Director receives Hakob Meghapart Jubilee Medal 24 Jul 2012
EIFL Director Rima Kupryte has been awarded the 'Hakob Meghapart' Jubilee Medal for her personal and EIFL’s overall contribution to development of the Armenian library system. The award was presented by the Director of the National Library of...
EIFL July - August 2012 newsletter is online 28 Jun 2012
Our July - August newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner and project country activities. PDF version
Michael Carroll to speak as Keynote at EIFL GA 2012 25 Jun 2012
Professor Michael W. Carroll will be the keynote speaker at this year's EIFL General Assembly. Michael Carroll is a Professor of Law and Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at American University Washington...
Consortium management and licensing workshop in Tunisia 6 Jun 2012
Through the EC-Tempus funded project (ISTeMAG) whose goal is to increase access to scientific and technical information in higher education in the Maghreb, EIFL recently conducted training with librarians from across Tunisia. This exciting project...
First strategic planning webinar- a success! 25 May 2012
EIFL-Consortium Management programme has successfully completed the first webinar of a four-part series.  The session, Strategic Planning: Overview and Getting Started, focused on an overview of strategic planning and how to get started....
PALICO consortium updates 21 May 2012
Palestinian Library and Information Consortium (PALICO) was founded in 2005. It is a consortium comprised of university libraries from the West Bank and Gaza. Due to movement restrictions in the area, consortium members in Gaza participate in...
EIFL May - June 2012 newsletter is online 11 May 2012
Our May - June newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner and project country activities. PDF version
EIFL 2011 annual report - now online 9 May 2012
The 2011 annual report is now available for downloading. Another highly productive and rewarding year has been made possible thanks to ongoing collaboration with over 60 partner and project countries and the continued support of our funders. Read...
EIFL March - April 2012 newsletter is online 1 Mar 2012
Our March-April newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a spotlight on the successful EIFL-OA advocacy grants. PDF version
Welcome to Namibia 29 Feb 2012
The Namibian Library and Archives Services NLAS, a directorate within the Ministry of Education, has taken the decision to partner with EIFL in creating a Namibian library consortium and bringing the benefits of EIFL's programmes and services to...
EIFL General Assembly 2012 20 Feb 2012
We will be visiting Armenia this year. American University of Armenia has generously agreed to host the 2012 EIFL General Assembly, 3-5 July. We are honored that our GA will be a part of the larger Yerevan World Book Capital programme. The...
Laos consortium organises training for over 800 end users 2 Feb 2012
Undergraduate and graduate students from several faculty at the National University of Laos (NUOL), and from seven other campuses across Laos, learned new skills to improve their teaching and learning.  The workshops were organized by the Laos...