EIFL general news

EIFL 2011 Highlights 16 Jan 2012
We would like to share our highlights from 2011: 2011 was another busy and productive year at EIFL. To support capacity building, we organized or attended over 90 events, workshops and conferences during the year. Partner countries continued to...
Brazil tables background paper on libraries at WIPO 21 Nov 2011
The WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR), the main body that shapes international copyright law, is dedicating three extra days to libraries and archives. As part of this meeting (SCCR/23), Brazil has tabled a background...
November - December newsletter is online 16 Nov 2011
Our November-December newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a spotlight on the University of Zimbabwe libraries support for students with visual impairments. PDF version
EIFL 2011 Open Access Week photo contest 4 Oct 2011
Take out your cameras and document your activities!
EIFL is looking for interesting and inspiring photographs to help promote awareness of and share ideas for Open Access Week. Please send us photographs of activities that took place at your library during OA week 2011, October 24 – 30, 2011....
EIFL signs Washington Declaration on IP and the Public Interest 4 Oct 2011
EIFL is pleased to endorse the Washington Declaration on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, the conclusions of a global congress on August 25-27, 2011 convened by the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at the...
EIFL website in 50 Languages! 23 Sep 2011
Yes, now the EIFL website can be viewed in over 50 languages thanks to Google Translate! The Google Translate tool has been added to EIFL's webpages in the right-hand column of all pages (see screen shot below).  It will convert the entire...
September-October newsletter is online 16 Sep 2011
Our September-October newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a spotlight on the EIFL-PLIP programme. PDF version
Join us remotely for EIFL's IGF presentation 15 Sep 2011
At this year’s Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Nairobi, Kenya, the findings from the EIFL commissioned research study to explore perceptions of public libraries in 6 African countries  will be discussed (Perception study overview and...
EIFL celebrates International Literacy Day 8 Sep 2011
This year’s theme for International Literacy Day is Literacy for Peace. EIFL joins the international community in celebrating the power of literacy to promote and sustain peace in the world. Our Public Library Innovation Programme (PLIP)...
July-August newsletter is online 14 Jul 2011
Our July-August newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a spotlight on the EIFL-PLIP programme. PDF version
Spotlight on the GA 2011 13 Jul 2011
EIFL's successful General Assembly in Minsk brought together participants from 46 countries
PDF version The General Assembly is the major knowledge-sharing event of the year for EIFL. Coordinators from EIFL partner countries and invited guests come together to discuss EIFL activities and to debate state-of-the-art issues with expert...
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
May-June newsletter is online 17 May 2011
Our May-June newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a spotlight on the EIFL-PLIP programme. PDF version
March-April newsletter is online 8 Mar 2011
Our March-April 2011 newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on all EIFL programmes, including a spotlight on 3 of our consortia celebrating 10 years.
Happy International Women's Day 8 Mar 2011
International Women's Day, March 8, is a global day celebrating the achievements of women. The day was first celebrated in 1911, and today marks its centenary. Millions of women will be celebrating their achievements and campaigning for equality and...
3 library consortia celebrating 10 successful years 8 Mar 2011
Moldova, Lithuania and Serbia show drive and commitment in transforming library services for users
In 2011, three EIFL partner consortia will celebrate their first ten years. First up in January is Electronic Resources for Moldova - Resurse Electronice pentru Moldova (REM). In October, the Serbian Library Consortium for Coordinated Acquisition,...
January-February newsletter is online 12 Jan 2011
Our January-February 2011 newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on all EIFL programmes, including an overview of 2011 activities.
November-December newsletter is online 16 Nov 2010
Our November-December 2010 newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on all EIFL programmes and an overview of exciting projects planned by EIFL partner countries.
Report from IGF 2010: Libraries on the agenda 12 Nov 2010
For the first time, EIFL co-organized a workshop at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2010 along with OER-Brazil, with the goal of raising the awareness of the key role that libraries play in ensuring access to knowledge. IGF is an important...