EIFL-OA

EIFL responds to UN consultation on scientific progress 25 Nov 2011
EIFL responded to the Consultation on the right to enjoy benefits of scientific progress and its applications announced by the Civil Society Section, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN expert on cultural rights. Read...
Institutions in Ghana, Serbia and Uganda sign the Berlin Declaration 20 Nov 2011
Three more EIFL partner institutions – Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana), University of Belgrade (Serbia) and Makerere University (Uganda) – joined over 340 leading international research, scientific, and cultural...
November - December newsletter is online 16 Nov 2011
Our November-December newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a spotlight on the University of Zimbabwe libraries support for students with visual impairments. PDF version
Mozambique's IR highlighted in WIPO study 15 Nov 2011
Mozambique's shared institutional repository, known as SABER, is highlighted in a new WIPO study on using copyright to promote access to information and creative content. A study on using copyright to promote access to information and creative...
Open access conference in Ghana 10 Nov 2011
During OA Week 2011,  BioMed Central partnered with Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science And Technology (KNUST), Ghana, to host the Open Access Africa 2011 conference. The conference ran from 24 - 26 October. It was attended by...
Ghana EIFL-FOSS coordinator wins two awards at ETD2011 8 Nov 2011
Abednego Corletey, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and Ghana's EIFL-FOSS country coordinator, won Best Paper Presentation Award and Best Poster Award at ETD2011: the 14th International Symposium on Electronic...
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...