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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...
2009-04-23 - World Book and Copyright Day 2009: Statement by eIFL Librarians on Users’ Rights for Libraries, Education and Development
PRESS RELEASEApril 23, 2009Embargo to 6pm BST 22.04.09 At the Second Global eIFL-IP conference in Istanbul in March 2009, librarians from thirty-nine developing and transition countries decided to highlight the importance of users’ rights for...
2009-01-12 - Transforming library services in Mongolia: a new partnership between eIFL.net and the National Library of Mongolia
PRESS RELEASEJanuary 12, 2009 Mongolia, said to be the most sparsely populated nation in the world, has approximately 2.6 million people and shares a border with Russia and China. It has a literacy rate of 98% and a young demographic, 30% of the...
2008.10.29 - eIFL welcomes Study on Copyright Exceptions and Limitations for Libraries and Archives
Attached file: pdf file PRESS RELEASEOctober 29, 2008 Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL.net) welcomes the publication of a new study on copyright exceptions and limitations for libraries and archives. The study was commissioned by the World...
2008.09.29 - DRIVER and eIFL.net signed Memorandum of Understanding
Attached file: pdf file PRESS RELEASESeptember 29, 2008  DRIVER and eIFL.net signed Memorandum of Understanding    DRIVER and eIFL.net – Electronic Information for Libraries – have identified demand for cooperation in order to...
2008.08.14 - eIFL Director receives IFLA Medal for groundbreaking work with libraries in transition and developing countries
Attached file: pdf file PRESS RELEASEAugust 14, 2008 Embargo 16.15 EDT eIFL Director receives IFLA Medal for groundbreaking work with libraries in transition and developing countries   Rima Kupryte, Director of Electronic Information for...
2008.06.09 - eIFL Success Story wins UNESCO Information for All Programme award
Attached file: pdf file PRESS RELEASEJune 9, 2008  eIFL award winning story “Open Source Software brings a new lease of life to libraries in Palestine”    The UNESCO Information for All Programme (IFAP) recently invited UNESCO Member...
2008.05.12 - Strategic Approach to Open Access in Nigeria
Attached file: pdf file PRESS RELEASEMay 12, 2008    International Workshop On Open Access Repositories: New Models For Scholarly Communication28th - 29th April, 2008, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria    Eighty-nine...
2008.04.15 - Many countries, one goal: Access to Knowledge
Attached file: pdf file PRESS RELEASEApril 15, 2008 Advocacy for Access to Knowledge: copyright and librarieseIFL-IP global conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 4-5 April 2008   Istanbul is the only city in the world to straddle two continents, Europe...
2007.12.06 - New grants for eIFL-IP
Attached file: pdf file PRESS RELEASEDecember 6, 2007 eIFL-IP receives grants from the Ford Foundation and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation   eIFL.net is pleased to announce that it has been awarded new grants by two...
2007.03.08 - Electronic libraries in Syria
Attached file: pdf file   PRESS RELEASEMarch 5, 2007  Electronic libraries in Syria  The European Commission TEMPUS-MEDA programme has agreed to fund a 12-month study to produce a strategic framework for digital libraries in Syrian...
2006.11.07 - Empowering libraries through Open Source solutions: launch of eIFL OSS program
Attached file: pdf file PRESS RELEASENovember 7, 2006 eIFL Open Source Software kick-off meetingCupramontana, Italy, 29-30 October 2006     On 29-30 October 2006, eIFL.net hosted an international gathering of software developers,...
2006.10.18 - A new dawn for access to academic research in Poland
Attached file: pdf file  PRESS RELEASEOctober 18, 2006 eIFL Open Access WorkshopPoznan, Poland, 21 September 2006    In mid-September, librarians and academics from all over Poland gathered in the western city of Poznan to learn about...