May - June 2013 EIFL newsletter is online
14 May 2013
Our 2013 May - June newsletter issue is now available. Read it online or download PDFs. This issue is packed with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including information on the WSIS 2013 Project Prize that EIFL...
Renewal agreement for the Oxford Textbook of Medicine Online
14 May 2013
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Oxford University Press for the Oxford Textbook of Medicine Online.
The agreement runs until 31 December 2015 and is open to EIFL-partner consortia in 14 countries:
Albania, Armenia, Cambodia, Kosovo (...
Renewal agreement for Grove Art Online and Grove Music Online
14 May 2013
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Oxford University Press for Grove Art Online and Grove Music Online.
The agreement runs until 31 December 2015 and is open to EIFL-partner consortia in over 40 countries:
EIFL wins WSIS 2013 Project Prize for excellence
13 May 2013
Prestigious international development prize awarded for excellence in implementing development strategies that leverage the power of ICTs.
Geneva, Switzerland - Today EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) was awarded a WSIS Project Prize...
Welcome to Fiji!
13 May 2013
'EIFL’s services are really needed for the researchers and the academicians here to develop their educational, research and social advancements.'
- Chaminda Jayasundara
University Librarian, Fiji National University
We are extremely happy to...
EIFL 2012 annual report - now available
8 May 2013
The 2012 annual report is now available for viewing and 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...
Renewal agreement for Cambridge Journals Online
11 Apr 2013
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Cambridge University Press for Cambridge Journals Online.
The agreement runs until 31 December 2013 and is open to EIFL-partner consortia in 36 countries:
Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia...
March - April 2013 EIFL newsletter is online
11 Mar 2013
Our 2013 March - April newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including information on two EIFL call for proposals.
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Mary Ann Liebert Journals now available through EIFL
11 Mar 2013
We are pleased to announce that we have negotiated discounted pricing for the Mary Ann Liebert Journals Collection for members of EIFL-partner consortia in the following countries:
Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania and Ukraine
EPT awards Iryna Kuchma for her advocacy of OA
15 Feb 2013
On 13th of February 2013, the Electronic Publishing Trust for Development announced the winner of its 2nd Annual Award, in 'recognition of the effort made by individuals working in the developing and emerging countries in the furtherance...
Renewal agreement for OED Online and Oxford Reference Online
8 Feb 2013
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Oxford University Press for the Oxford English Dictionary Online and Oxford Reference Online.
The agreement runs from 1 January 2013 until 31 December 2013 and is open to EIFL-partner consortia in over...
Successful workshop in Kosovo
24 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 ...
January - February 2013 EIFL newsletter is online
16 Jan 2013
Our 2013 January - February newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a tribute to Internet activist Aaron Swartz and a spotlight on EIFL-FOSS webinars.
Also available in PDF:...
Tribute to Aaron Swartz
15 Jan 2013
EIFL was greatly saddened to learn of the untimely loss of Aaron Swartz. Aaron cared deeply about the values that EIFL holds dear – to create equal access to information for people in developing and transition countries. We were privileged that...
Webinars create a buzz about FOSS in libraries
10 Jan 2013
Also available in PDF version high res | low res
An brief overview of EIFL-FOSS webinars from 2011 and 2012...
Access to knowledge is fundamental to education and research, and thereby socio-economic development.
Students and scholars in...
New agreement for Pediatric Neurology Briefs
7 Jan 2013
EIFL has signed a new agreement with Pediatric Neurology Briefs Publishing for the Pediatric Neurology Briefs (PNB).
The agreement runs until 31 December 2015, and is open to members of all 48 EIFL-partner consortia in the following countries:...
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.
EIFL FOSS launches Subject Guides software manual
14 Nov 2012
Many libraries now make available to their users a wide range of electronic resources, be they subscribed online journals or databases, repositories of theses and dissertations, artefacts of local and historical interest or locally published...