EIFL-OA

OpenAIREplus – linking peer-reviewed literature to data 15 Dec 2011
EIFL continues its active involvement
OpenAIREplus (2nd Generation of Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe) was launched in Pisa in early December. EIFL is a partner, along with 41 other partners covering 31 European countries. The 30 month project, funded by the...
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...