KNOWLEDGE WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

EIFL works in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America

E-LIBRARIES FOR MYANMAR

Connecting university students with research online

The right to read

Advocating for people with print disabilities

Power of open access

Helping doctors to access health research in Kenya 

Public Library Innovation

Changing lives of children in Kibera

EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) works with libraries to enable access to knowledge for education, learning, research and sustainable community development. Our vision is a world in which all people have the knowledge they need to achieve their full potential.

News

21 May 2020
EIFL has provided comments to the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) on the draft Intellectual Property Bill, 2020, which aims to consolidate existing laws relating to intellectual (...)
The five young library innovators, from left - Daisy Ashabahebwa (Uganda), Sarah Nyaboke Ogembo (Kenya), Dominic Bwalya Chitondo (Zambia), Letta Shivute (Namibia) and Yusuf Ganyana (Kenya).
12 May 2020
In February 2020 five young public librarians from Africa travelled to Nashville in the USA to take part in an international learning, knowledge-sharing and networking experience (...)
11 May 2020
In May 2020, member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) appointed Mr Daren Tang to WIPO’s top job in Geneva. As leader of WIPO, the global body that sets (...)
28 Apr 2020
“The library is closed to the public until further notice.” Messages like this have been posted on the doors and gates of public libraries across the world as the COVID-19 (...)

Events

27 May 2020
Online
EIFL will host the webinar, on behalf of the OpenAIRE Policy and Legal Task (...)
01 Jun 2020 - 04 Jun 2020
Online
The Open Repositories 2020 (OR2020) conference has been postponed to 2021 (...)
03 Jun 2020
Online
Join this virtual LIBSENSE workshop and take part in discussions about (...)
04 Jun 2020
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This EIFL webinar will cover subscription cancellations and alternative access (...)

SPOTLIGHT

Agreements waive or discount Article Processing Charges for authors from EIFL partner countries

ANNUAL REPORT

In 2019 we celebrated EIFL’s 20th anniversary. In this report we share our achievements and the stories of some of the people who have benefited from our work.

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