EIFL works in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America


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.


Teresa Hackett, EIFL moderated a panel discussion on legal uncertainty and exposure to liability. Left to right: Martin Senftleben, University of Amsterdam, Michael Arentoft, European Commission, Annabelle Shaw, British Film Institute
22 Mar 2024
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports on a recent conference hosted by COMMUNIA on two important issues that create obstacles to the creation of (...)
Graphic showing stages of the bill - from introduction to parliament, to presidential signature.
14 Mar 2024
In a letter to Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa, EIFL has urged the President to sign into law the new Copyright Amendment Bill [B13F - 2017] without (...)
13 Mar 2024
Representatives of the government agencies responsible for education and roll-out of telecommunications infrastructure, library leaders and librarians, and school principals and (...)
04 Mar 2024
We have updated the list of journals in which corresponding authors from our partner countries can publish in open access for free or at discounted Article Processing Charges ( (...)


10 Apr 2024 - 12 Apr 2024
Lilongwe, Malawi
Ramune Petuchovaite, Manager of the EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme ( (...)
15 Apr 2024 - 17 Apr 2024
Lusaka, Zambia
Ramune Petuchovaite, Manager of the EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme ( (...)
17 Apr 2024 - 18 Apr 2024
New Delhi, India
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open access Programme Manager, will be one of the speakers (...)
17 Apr 2024 - 19 Apr 2024
Accra, Ghana
Ugne Lipeikaite, EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme Impact Manager, will (...)


EIFL, AJOL and WACREN, with support from Wellcome, launch a three-year project


In our 2022 Annual Report we share achievements and tell the stories of some of the people who have benefited from our work. And we include a special feature highlighting EIFL’s contribution to implementation of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science - the first-ever international standard for open science.