EIFL-OA

EIFL celebrates Open Access Week 2011 7 Nov 2011
Over 30 partner countries conduct activities
Fifth annual event draws broad global participation, highlights deep community commitment to open access Open Access Week, the annual event celebrating the global movement towards open access to research and scholarship, kicked off for the fifth...
OA at the University of Glasgow: Sharing experiences 7 Nov 2011
On October 28, EIFL-OA hosted a conversation about open access at the University of Glasgow for the institutions considering open access policies and planning to embed their repositories within institutional processes and demonstrate their values...
Malian Library Consortium Open Access Week 2011 activities 3 Nov 2011
The Malian Library Consortium (COMBI) in collaboration with Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie country office in Bamako, celebrated Open Access Week 2011. The celebration consisted mainly of three activities: a conference and two training...
Global Open Access Portal 2 Nov 2011
The Global Open Access Portal (GOAP), aiming at presenting a a high-level snapshot of the state of Open Access, was launched at a special side event organized during the UNESCO General Conference, on Tuesday 1 November 2011, at Paris Headquarters....
DSpace in Africa: Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe 28 Oct 2011
Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe - Duraspace releases the fifth of a five-part series, DSpace in Africa: Growing Open Access to Knowledge and Culture, that looks at Open Access repository development in twelve African countries in...
DSpace in Africa: Sudan, South Africa 27 Oct 2011
Sudan, South Africa - Duraspace releases the fourth of a five-part series, DSpace in Africa: Growing Open Access to Knowledge and Culture, that looks at Open Access repository development in twelve African countries in...
Open Access in Serbia: doiSerbia 27 Oct 2011
The National Library of Serbia launched doiSerbia in 2005 in order to make Serbian research visible to the international community. It has been a huge success ever since - evidenced by the number of journals now indexed in Web of Science and...
DSpace in Africa: Mozambique, Senegal 27 Oct 2011
Mozambique, Senegal - Duraspace releases the third of a five-part series, DSpace in Africa: Growing Open Access to Knowledge and Culture, that looks at Open Access repository development in twelve African countries in celebration...
DSpace in Africa: Kenya and Malawi 25 Oct 2011
Kenya, Malawi - Duraspace releases the second of a five-part series, DSpace in Africa: Growing Open Access to Knowledge and Culture, that looks at Open Access repository development in twelve African countries in celebration of...
DSpace in Africa: Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana 24 Oct 2011
Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana - Duraspace releases the first of a five-part series, DSpace in Africa: Growing Open Access to Knowledge and Culture, that looks at Open Access repository development in twelve African countries in...
EIFL partner institutions sign the Berlin Declaration 24 Oct 2011
EIFL partner institutions – Khazar University (Xəzər Universitəsi, Azerbaijan), Lithuanian Research Library Consortium, National University of Lesotho and Universidade Pedagógica Moçambique –  joined over 320 leading international research,...
OA e-learning course for Polish scholarly community 24 Oct 2011
Today Nicolaus Copernicus University Library and Akademia Gorniczo-Hutnicza – University of Science and Technology – have launched an
Open Access Publishing in Africa 21 Oct 2011
Today we hosted EIFL-OA – BioMed Central online workshop Open Access Publishing in Africa. Calum Land, BioMed Central, reviewed the state of open access in Africa, talked on how open access can benefit Africa and presented open access journals...
Slovenia launches a national Open Access website 21 Oct 2011
OPENACCESS.SI  - Today, Jozef Stefan Institute launched the Slovenian national Open Access website, making it the first Slovenian web site exclusively dealing with different aspects of open access, tailored to the needs of...
Open Access Week in Russia launches with webinar 20 Oct 2011
To celebrate the launch of International Open Access Week in Russia, International Academy of Business and New Technologies, Yaroslavl, hosted a webinar "Knowledge Management: Open Digital Educational Resources and Archives" on October 14....
OA in Mozambique: Electronic Theses and Dissertations Workshop 13 Oct 2011
In order to bring Mozambique’s universities into the mainstream of the Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) movement, Universidade Pedagógica Central Library in Maputo hosted a two-day Workshop on ETDs on September 5-6, 2011. The workshop was...
Themed week: Open Journal System (OJS) 11 Oct 2011
Are you interested in open access journal publishing? Would you like to know more about how libraries can help open access journal publishers? Open Journal System is a FOSS tool that allows you to do just that! There are over 10,000 OJS (...
OA in Sudan: DSpace@ScienceUofK is now LIVE 11 Oct 2011
The first Sudanese Institutional Repository has been released today and is now openly available at http://oascir.uofk.edu/. DSpace@ScienceUofK repository is the result of the EIFL-funded OASCIR (Open Access Scientific Institutional Repository)...
EIFL 2011 Open Access Week photo contest 4 Oct 2011
Take out your cameras and document your activities!
EIFL is looking for interesting and inspiring photographs to help promote awareness of and share ideas for Open Access Week. Please send us photographs of activities that took place at your library during OA week 2011, October 24 – 30, 2011....
EIFL signs Washington Declaration on IP and the Public Interest 4 Oct 2011
EIFL is pleased to endorse the Washington Declaration on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, the conclusions of a global congress on August 25-27, 2011 convened by the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at the...