EIFL-OA organises awareness raising, advocacy and capacity building events and workshops. Below are links to the recorded sessions and the presentations.
Towards repository interoperability – COAR webinar, December 4, 2012...
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Allies and Partners
Association of Research Libraries (ARL)
Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR)
Directory of Open Access Journals
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...
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 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...
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...
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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(Chair) Hans Jansen, Royal Library, The Netherlands
Arnold Hirshon, Case Western Reserve University, USA
The amount of scientific data is growing every year. Access, use and curation of large data sets is important. Ensuring open access to the data behind the research literature will help to build a scholarly communication system that supports the...
Open Access: 2010 Nairobi
Open Access and the Evolving Scholarly Communication Environment
February 17 – 19, 2010, University of Nairobi. A workshop organised by Bioline International, eIFL.net and Kenya Libraries and Information Services Consortium.
Open Access: 2010 Senegal
Atelier national sur l’Accès Ouvert aux publications scientifiques et techniques au Sénégal (Open Access)
9 -10 février 2010 UCAD II, Dakar, Université Cheikh Anta Diop
Le Consortium des Bibliothèques de l’enseignement supérieur du Sénégal (COBESS...
Open Access: 2009 Nigeria
2nd Open Access Initiative Workshop 2009: Maximising Research Quality and Impact, Nigeria
2nd – 4th November, 2009, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. The workshop organized by Department of Library and Information Science, A.B.U Zaria,...
Open Access: 2009 Malawi
Open Access Advocacy Workshop: Maximising Research Quality and Impact, Kamuzu College of Nursing, University of Malawi
29-30 October 2009 organised by Malawi Library and Information Consortium (MALICO), Malawi Research and Education Network (MAREN...
Open Access: 2009 Nepal
Open Access: Maximising Research Quality and Impact workshop in Nepal
July 22-23, 2009, Kathmandu. Organised by Nepal Library and Information Consortium (NELIC) and eIFL.net. Supported by the Foundation Open Society Institute.
Open Access: 2009 Crimea
Open access repositories seminar at Crimea 2009
Organised on June 11, 2009, by eIFL.net and GPNTB at the Sixteenth International Conference Crimea 2009: Libraries and Information Resources in the Modern World of Science, Culture, Education, and...
Open Access: 2009 Palestine
Open Access: Maximising Research Impact workshop in Palestine
May 25-26, 2009. Birzeit University Library, Palestine. Organisers: Palestinian Library and Information Consortium, Birzeit University Library, Telemark University College Library, Norway...