EIFL-IP

Road-testing ahead: new copyright course scrutinised by librarians from eleven countries 7 Oct 2008
Associates at the Mortensen Center for International Library Programs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are road-testing the first modules of a new copyright course for librarians during September and October 2008. The course is...
Teresa Hackett delivers the 18th Annual Mortenson Distinguished Lecture 9 Sep 2008
Teresa Hackett, eIFL-IP Programme Manager, will deliver the 18th Annual Mortenson Distinguished Lecture at the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs on 17th September 2008. The Mortenson Center seeks to strengthen international ties...
Libraries promoting Access to Knowledge 3 Sep 2008
Access to knowledge (A2K) is essential for the functioning of a healthy and democratic society. Without a well-informed citizenry, enlightened public discussion cannot take place on political, social, environmental or economic issues. Without...
eIFL.net interviewed by ccLearn 6 May 2008
In April, eIFL.net was interviewed by Ahrash Bissell, Executive Director of ccLearn, a division of Creative Commons dedicated to realizing thefull potential of the Internet to support open learning and open educational resources (OER).Rima Kupryte,...
Many countries, one goal: Access to Knowledge 17 Apr 2008
Advocacy for Access to Knowledge: copyright and libraries. eIFL-IP global conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 4-5 April 2008 Participants from forty eIFL member countries spent two days updating their knowledge and sharing experiences on the policy and...
Winners announced: "Copyright for Librarians: a Distance Learning Course" 15 Jan 2008
In October 2007, we began the search for a name for the eIFL-Berkman library copyright course that would accurately describe the different elements: it’s about copyright, from the perspective of libraries, it’s a training course and it’s delivered...
New grants for eIFL-IP 7 Dec 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 prestigious Foundations that seek to improve lives and create...
Congratulations to Macedonia! 26 Jun 2007
On 19 June 2007, Macadonia became the 38th country to launch a Creative Commons licence for their jurisdiction. Two more eIFL.net countries are progressing with their porting projects: Serbia and Egypt. Congratulations to Macedonia in joining the...
Available in Polish: eIFL-IP copyright handbook 7 Jun 2007
eIFL-IP Rzecznictwo w sprawie dostepu do wiedzy: prawo autorskie a biblioteki. We are pleased to announce that the Polish version of the EIFL-IP Handbook on Copyright and Related Issues is available. Not only has the text been translated into...
Copyright & visually impaired people - WIPO study published 28 Mar 2007
The WIPO study on the relationship between copyright law and the needs of blind and visually impaired people has been published. The study examined national copyright laws, analysed the rules that govern the transfer of accessible material...
What’s in store for 2007? 10 Mar 2007
Following a busy year in 2006, which saw the completion of the regional training programme, attendance at key strategic conferences, participation in inter-governmental meetings at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and...
A new Advisory Board for eIFL-IP 10 Mar 2007
After two years, eIFL-IP has established itself as a serious activist organisation. To provide guidance on future policy, advocacy and strategy and to ensure that eIFL-IP remains focused and effective, an Advisory Committee has been established with...
New resources for 2007 10 Mar 2007
eIFL Handbook on Copyright and Related Issues for Libraries The eIFL Handbook on Copyright and Related Issues for Libraries has recently been launched. Sponsored by the UNESCO Information for All Programme, this is a practical guide to topical...
The WIPO development agenda inches forward “pa russki”! 10 Mar 2007
We have been reporting for almost two years, and 20 days negotiation, on a development agenda for WIPO. With no agreement on the 111 proposals, member states were sent back to the negotiating table once more to hammer out an agreement. The first...
eIFL-IP Advisory Board member receives award 10 Mar 2007
The eIFL-IP Advisory Board held its first meeting in Geneva in February 2007 with a wide-ranging discussion on the achievements of eIFL-IP, the challenges and the opportunities ahead. Special attention was paid to training and capacity building,...
EIFL Handbook on Copyright and Related Issues travels the world 10 Mar 2007
The EIFL Handbook on Copyright and Related Issues for Libraries, launched in January, has been mailed far and wide and has been pressed into the hands of copyright officials from Argentina to Zimbabwe. It sits on a library shelf in Ghana, has been...
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)...