Open Access News

The first national open access conference in Uganda 1 Jul 2013
The Consortium of Uganda University Libraries (CUUL) in partnership with EIFL and the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) organised the first national conference on “Open access (OA), knowledge sharing and...
EIFL cooperates with CHAIN-REDS Knowledge Base 28 Jun 2013
EIFL and CHAIN-REDS signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote the adoption of consolidated standards in the e-Infrastructures for Research and Education, with the ultimate aim of widening the opportunities of data sharing across different e-...
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