EIFL general news

We will welcome over 40 of our partner country representatives at the EIFL 2010 General Assembly 2 Aug 2010
  EIFL 2010 General Assembly (GA) will be held August 6-8, at the University of Lund, Sweden. Open access will be the focus of this year's programme. The sessions will address a range of topics related to open...
Thanks to our Palestinian colleagues for making eIFL website more global! 1 Feb 2008
The eIFL team and network would like to thank our Palestinian colleagues for having volunteered to translate a few main pages of the eIFL website into Arabic. A special thanks goes to Dr. Samir Rammal, Mr. Saeb Qawwas and Mr. Kanaan El-Ali of the...
Moldova: focus on faculty, lessons for libraries 10 Jan 2008
eIFL Direct Moldova is a consortium of sixteen major libraries spanning the Republic of Moldova. Independent since 1991, Moldova is one of fifteen countries of the former Soviet Union, and is now part of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS...
Google Scholar meets local publishers 13 Sep 2007
Google Scholar representatives will be meeting local publishers from Ukraine in the last week of September. The meeting will allow discussion on the next steps forward within the framework of the service agreement between eIFL and Google to enable...
Who we are
The challenge | Our mission | Our core initiatives | Our partner and project countries | Our name Enabling access to knowledge through libraries in developing and transition countries EIFL works with libraries to...
What we do
Enabling access to knowledge for education, learning, research and for sustainable livelihoods Access to Knowledge for Education, Learning and Research: Access to knowledge is fundamental to education and research, and thereby socio-economic...
Where we work
EIFL works in collaboration with libraries in over 60 developing and transition countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. EIFL partner countries - countries where we have a formal agreement with the national library consortium. EIFL...
Contact us
Registered Office Stichting eIFL.net Marisplantsoen 93431 GZ NieuwegeinThe Netherlands ANBI status: awarded in January 2012 RSIN / tax number: 812175207 Registration Chamber of Commerce: 34186245(KvK-number - Kamer van Koophandel Amsterdam)...
Our approach
EIFL’s unique approach is to partner with libraries organised in national library consortia - groups of libraries that share common goals - thereby effectively reaching millions of people. Consortia typically include university, research and public...
Our organization
With over ten years’ experience and a successful track record, we have built a unique combination of professional expertise and in-depth knowledge of developing and transition countries. The Director of EIFL, Rima Kupryte, oversees the running...
Our achievements
Our approach to developing and supporting library consortia has proved to be a successful and sustainable model of delivering access to knowledge. Over the last ten years, librarians in our network have become effective advocates for access to...
How to join EIFL
The EIFL network is open to developing and transition countries. If you are interested in joining us, please contact us at info[at]eifl.net. 10 reasons to become an EIFL partner country   1.    Access to a wide range of...
Our partners
Over the years, we have formed relationships with a wide range of organizations to increase access to knowledge in developing and transition countries.   Abdus Salam Internatational Center for Theoretical Physics Access to Knowledge coalition...
Our funders
Partnering with funders Access to knowledge is fundamental to education and research, the improvement of lives, and the creation of human capital upon which the development of societies depends. Yet many people around the world are at risk of being...
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Management Board and Advisory Board
Management Board | Advisory Board | Former Advisory Board Board members only Management Board members (Chair) Hans JansenNational Library of The NetherlandsThe Netherlands   Arnold HirshonCase Western Reserve UniversityUSA...
2010-05-06 - Grants awarded to public libraries in developing and transition countries to address socio-economic needs
12 libraries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America have been award grants to create innovative services that use technology to improve individual livelihoods PRESS RELEASEMay 6, 2010 eiFL.net’s Public Library Innovation Programme (eIFL-PLIP) has...
2010-03-24 - Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society and eIFL.net Launch "Copyright for Librarians", an Online Open Curriculum on Copyright Law
Attached file: 2010-03-24_press_release.pdf     PRESS RELEASEMarch 24, 2010Cambridge, Mass., and Rome, Italy The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University today announced the launch of a new online, open access...