OA and IP workshop for academics at CUT, Zimbabwe
6 Aug 2012
A very successful workshop on open access (OA) and intellectual property (IP) issues for academics was held on 16th and 17th July 2012 – at Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT), Zimbabwe. Gloria Kadyamatimba, EIFL Open Access...
e-Health – the first OA repository in Tanzania launches
3 Aug 2012
e-Health is a digital open access repository of published and unpublished material contributed by government, researchers, academics, students and others interested in health in Tanzania. It is coordinated by Ifakara Health Institute, runs on...
Spotlight on the GA 2012
1 Aug 2012
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The General Assembly (GA) is the major knowledge-sharing event of the year for EIFL. Coordinators from EIFL partner countries and invited guests meet to discuss EIFL activities and strategies, and to...
July Open Access Discussions in Uganda
31 Jul 2012
On July 9-11, 2012, Makerere University hosted the Consortium of Uganda University Libraries (CUUL) and EIFL workshop “Open Access (OA) and the Evolving Scholarly Communication Environment”. It was the first event of the EIFL-funded...
EIFL Director receives Hakob Meghapart Jubilee Medal
24 Jul 2012
EIFL Director Rima Kupryte has been awarded the 'Hakob Meghapart' Jubilee Medal for her personal and EIFL’s overall contribution to development of the Armenian library system.
The award was presented by the Director of the National Library of...
EIFL welcomes the EC Communication and Recommendation
18 Jul 2012
EIFL warmly welcomes the European Commission Conclusion and Recommendation to Member States on the European Research Area (ERA), outlining measures to improve access to scientific knowledge produced in Europe to make it easier for researchers and...
Michael Carroll to speak as Keynote at EIFL GA 2012
25 Jun 2012
Professor Michael W. Carroll will be the keynote speaker at this year's EIFL General Assembly.
Michael Carroll is a Professor of Law and Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at American University Washington...
2012 OA Week Kick Off Webcast
22 Jun 2012
SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) announces this year's theme as "Set the Default to Open Access" for Open Access Week (October 22 – 28, 2012). EIFL-OA was one of the speakers for the first online event to launch this...
OpenAIREplus workshop: Linking OA publications to data
22 Jun 2012
On June 11, an OpenAIRE workshop “Linking open access publications to data – policy development and implementation” was organized as a pre-Nordbib meeting at the Royal Library in Copenhagen. All talks were recorded and the film clips and slides can...
The Fifth Belgrade International Open Access Conference
30 May 2012
Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science (CEON/CEES) in partnership with the National Library of Serbia hosted the Fifth Belgrade International Open Access Conference on May 18-19, 2012 in Belgrade, Serbia. Over 90 people from 19 countries...
EIFL OA Repositories workshop for ISTeMag project partners
29 May 2012
On May 14-15 EIFL conducted L'atelier sur les archives ouvertes (Open Access Repositories workshop) in Monastir, Tunisia, as part of a three-year TEMPUS funded project “Optimizing access to scientific and technical information at Maghreb...
BioMed Central's Open Access Advocate of the Year
18 May 2012
Helena Asamoah-Hassan, EIFL Country Coordinator for Ghana, has been announced as Biomed Central's Open Access Advocate of the Year.
Open access publisher BioMed Central revealed the winners of their 6th Annual Research Awards on 17...
EIFL 2011 annual report - now online
9 May 2012
The 2011 annual report is now available for 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 funders.
Universities in Belarus and Serbia sign the Berlin Declaration
4 May 2012
Two more institutions in EIFL partner countries – the Belarusian State University (Belarus) and the University of Niš, (Serbia) – joined over 370 leading international research, scientific, and cultural institutions from around the world that...
EIFL joins PLoS International Advisory Group
2 May 2012
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access (OA) programme manager, has been invited to join PLoS International Advisory Group.
‘It is a great honour for EIFL and recognition of Iryna’s work to be invited to join this group of eminent people from around the...