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

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16 hours 42 mins ago
The EIFL Open Access Progamme (EIFL-OA) has released a checklist of good practices in using the free and open software Open Journal System (OJS) for journal editing and publishing (...)
View of the (empty) WIPO Conference Hall, looking at the stage.
16 Oct 2019
Evidence shows that libraries around the world are working under a patchwork of provisions in national copyright laws that are inconsistent and outdated, especially for online and (...)
14 Oct 2019
Congratulations to five young public librarians from four African countries who have been selected to take part in the Public Library Association (PLA) 2020 Conference in the (...)
11 Oct 2019
The first international workshop dedicated to operationalizing the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities among a regional group of libraries - Estonia, Latvia, (...)

Events

21 Oct 2019 - 25 Oct 2019
Geneva, Switzerland
The 39th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (...)
21 Oct 2019 - 27 Oct 2019
Global,
EIFL will celebrate Open Access Week 2019 by sharing stories about the impact (...)
23 Oct 2019 - 24 Oct 2019
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Gwen Franck, EIFL Open Access Programme Coordinator, will give a presentation (...)
23 Oct 2019 - 24 Oct 2019
Windhoek, Namibia
Four public library trainers from Namibia who recently attended EIFL training (...)

SPOTLIGHT

EIFL launches new award call - for public libraries that are teaching digital skills in innovative ways

ANNUAL REPORT

In 2018 EIFL reached more than 8.5 million people through our network of libraries in 53 developing and transitional countries. Read our annual report to learn how we made a difference in 2018.

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