EIFL-OA

January - February 2014 newsletter is now online 16 Jan 2014
Happy New Year! Our 2014 January - February EIFL newsletter issue is now available online.  This issue we look ahead at some major EIFL programme activities planned for 2014, announce the launch of an exciting new eLibrary Myanmar project and...
Kenyatta University adopts an OA policy 14 Jan 2014
Kenyatta University (Kenya) adopts world's 334th open access (OA) mandate: OA institutional repository (IR) policy. The policy became the fourth OA policy in the country following three other OA mandates adopted by the University of Nairobi's...
EIFL partners in new EU project FOSTER 10 Jan 2014
EIFL is pleased to announce that it is a partner in a new European Commission (EC) funded project FOSTER (Facilitate Open Science Training for European Research) that will deliver training programmes for researchers and other stakeholders. The...
EIFL partners in new EU project PASTEUR4OA 8 Jan 2014
EIFL is pleased to announce that it is a partner in a new European Commission funded project PASTEUR4OA (Open Access Policy Alignment Strategies for European Union Research) that will address policymakers and encourage open access policy alignment...
OJS questions answered in EIFL FOSS and OA webinar 28 Nov 2013
A webinar that was a joint venture between EIFL's FOSS and OA programmes took place on Thursday, November 28, with nine countries represented among the 19 delegates, including ten from Lithuania. The Q&A webinar on Open Journal System (OJS)...
November - December 2013 EIFL newsletter is online 26 Nov 2013
Our 2013 November - December newsletter issue is now available. Read it online or download the PDFs. This issue is packed with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including updates from the 2013 General Assembly and new EIFL-PLIP...
Webinar demonstrates Open Journal Systems 20 Nov 2013
Another Open Journal Systems (OJS) webinar from EIFL's FOSS and Open Access programmes has been held, with 41 delegates from 21 countries including Macedonia, Kenya and Thailand. The webinar took place on Wednesday 20th November 2013. It was...
Open Access Week 2013 in review 19 Nov 2013
Over 30 EIFL partner and project countries held a diverse range of events around the world during Open Access Week 2013 from October 21 to 27, 2013.  Open Access Week 2013 is a global event, now in its 7th year that promotes open access as a...
Students launch Open Access Button 18 Nov 2013
Today, at an international meeting of student advocates for expanded access to academic research, two undergraduates from Great Britain announced the launch of the Open Access Button – a browser-based tool to map the epidemic of denied access to...
EIFL globally recognized in ASAP Portfolio 6 Nov 2013
The Accelerating Science Award Program (ASAP) blue ribbon panel of industry experts selected EIFL to be one of seven high-impact open access organizations, among public action advocates. The names of organisations together with the three...
Guest speakers announced for 2013 EIFL General Assembly 29 Oct 2013
EIFL staff and representatives from EIFL partner consortia are preparing to travel to Istanbul, Turkey for the 2013 General Assembly on November 11-13, 2013. EIFL's major knowledge-sharing event of the year staff will include an exciting '...
DSpace questions answered in EIFL FOSS and OA Webinar 29 Oct 2013
A webinar that was a joint venture between EIFL's FOSS and OA programmes took place on Monday 28th October 2013, with 21 countries represented among the 43 delegates, including seven each from Ghana, Lithuania and Nigeria. The DSpace webinar began...
ASAP award recipients announced at Open Access Week 2013 kick-off event 22 Oct 2013
Three award recipients for the Accelerating Science Award Program (ASAP)  were announced Monday, October 21 in Washington, DC at the Open Access Week kickoff event hosted by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) and...
What does Open Access mean to you? 21 Oct 2013
In celebration of Open Access Week 2013, we reached out to librarians and partners within our global EIFL network to answer a very simple question:   Below are some of the responses. Senegal “The production of human intelligence, in terms of...
September - October 2013 EIFL newsletter is online 11 Sep 2013
EIFL's September - October 2013 newsletter issue is now available! Read it online or download the PDF. This issue includes the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a look at Open Access Week 2013 and the results of five EIFL...