Open Access News

Librarians in Uzbekistan support open access 17 Jun 2013
On 6th of June, a joint event of the World Bank, RILC and Tashkent University of Information Technologies on Open Access was held in the Republican Information and Library Center (RILC) in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.  The event in the form of a...
Categories: EIFL-OA, Uzbekistan
EPT presents the 2012 OA Award to Iryna Kuchma, EIFL 4 Jun 2013
Leslie Chan, Electronic Publishing Trust for Development (EPT) Trustee, presented the 2012 Open Access Award to Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, on May 21st in Kampala at the conference on “Open access, knowledge sharing and...
May - June 2013 EIFL newsletter is online 14 May 2013
Our 2013 May - June newsletter issue is now available. Read it online or download PDFs. This issue is packed with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including information on the WSIS 2013 Project Prize that EIFL...
EIFL wins WSIS 2013 Project Prize for excellence 13 May 2013
EIFL wins WSIS 2013 Project Prize for excellence
Prestigious international development prize awarded for excellence in implementing development strategies that leverage the power of ICTs. Geneva, Switzerland - EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) was awarded the WSIS Project Prize for...
EIFL 2012 annual report 8 May 2013
The 2012 annual report is now available for viewing and 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...
World Bank's OKR Partnership program 6 May 2013
Promoting interoperability: the Open Knowledge Repository Partnership Program
The Office of the Publisher at the World Bank is creating a pilot program targeted at exploring interoperability with open access institutional repositories in Africa. The goal of the pilot program is to exchange technical expertise on how the...
EIFL supports Accelerating Science Award Program 2 May 2013
Nominate a pioneer who has applied scientific research published through Open Access to innovate.
EIFL today joins 26 organizations, including major sponsors Public Library of Science (PLOS), Wellcome Trust and Google, in the launch of the Accelerating Science Award Program (ASAP), which recognizes the use of scientific research, published...
Categories: Home - in Action, EIFL-OA
March - April 2013 EIFL newsletter is online 11 Mar 2013
Our 2013 March - April newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including information on two EIFL call for proposals. Also available in PDF: high res | low res 
EIFL Call for proposals: Open access advocacy campaigns 8 Mar 2013
Open access advocacy campaigns in EIFL partner countries to reach out to research communities
Following the success of 2012 and 2011 grant competitions, the EIFL-OA programme invites new proposals for organising national or institutional open access advocacy campaigns to reach out to research communities. We particularly wish to involve...
EIFL releases results of OA advocacy grants 8 Mar 2013
EIFL-OA programme is pleased to release the case studies of the results of its advocacy grants. These case studies describe the results of the 2012 national and institutional open access advocacy campaigns to reach out to research...