Open access policy at Covenant University, Nigeria
10 Feb 2011
Covenant University has introduced a policy that all refereed publications in journals, conferences, books, be deposited in the University Repository. This applies to faculty and Post-graduate students alike. (Source: ROARMAP)
With this policy,...
Join NDLTD and participate in ETD 2011
7 Feb 2011
News from EIFL partners
Last year EIFL and the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) decided to work together to promote the adoption, creation, use, dissemination and preservation of electronic analogues to the traditional paper-based theses and...
Implementation of open content licenses
31 Jan 2011
The survey attempted to gather information from a broad spectrum of research institutions in developing and transition countries in order to get a better understanding of the current state of the implementation of open content licenses. We looked at...
Open access journals of Polish Academy of Sciences
31 Jan 2011
The Polish Academy of Science has decided to further expand availability of research by publishing twenty-one of its journals across various scientific disciplines in open access. Versita Open has been chosen as the technology and publishing...
OpenAIRE is good for global research
11 Jan 2011
OpenAIRE - the European infrastructure for open access to research results.
In 2007, the European Union spent €228 billion ($301 billion) or 1.85% of GDP on research and development. “Europe 2020” - the European Union’s strategy for smart and...
2 Dec 2010
EIFL is a partner in OpenAIRE to provide open access to EU-funded scientific research results
OpenAIRE (Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe), an EC-funded project, launched the OpenAIRE infrastructure and presented the first results...
UNESCO, ASSAf and EIFL organize an OA workshop
20 Nov 2010
UNESCO, in collaboration with the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and EIFL, is organizing a workshop on the benefits of Open Access for research dissemination, usage, visibility and impact. The workshop will take place in Pretoria (...
International Open Access Week Report
12 Nov 2010
The largest, most successful International Open Access Week was organised on October 18-24. With just under 900 participants in 94 countries, this year’s event was no less than three times larger than it was just a year ago. Hundreds of videos,...
EIFL partners with Maghreb universities
12 Nov 2010
The vision for the future of Maghreb (North African) universities is that students and faculty will have easy-to-use, online access to a wide variety of scientific and technical information. This vision will become reality through a three-year EC...
Who's Using DSpace registry
25 Jun 2010
The DSpace Global Outreach Committee is updating the "Who's Using DSpace" registry, the most popular page on the DSpace website. Our goal is to keep everyone's repository information updated to help facilitate connections between users and...