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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
Posted by Jean Fairbairn, Communications Manager / Website
In February 2020 five young public librarians from Africa travelled to Nashville in the USA to take part in an international learning, knowledge- (...)
Nnenna Nwakanma, Chief Web Advocate at the Web Foundation, addressing the DC-PAL session at IGF 2019 about the importance of libraries in extending internet access to remote communities.
12 Dec 2019
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
Digital inclusion was one of the main themes at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2019 in Berlin (25 - 29 November), presenting opportunities to (...)
Zariakah Kyozira practising new baking skills at home, watched by Isa Maganda, Isa Maganda, Chief Librarian at Nambi Sseppuuya Community Resource Centre in Uganda.
24 Jan 2019
Posted by Jean Fairbairn, Communications Manager / Website
In 2018, EIFL and partners Peer to Peer University and Kenya National Library Service completed a three-year project to test and encourage growth (...)
IYALI 2018 participants drawing comics on a tablet computer during a visit to Wukirsari Village Library in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The drawing session was part of an innovative service workshop on creating comics in the library.
10 Oct 2018
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
In August, 15 young African public librarians travelled to Southeast Asia (Indonesia and Malaysia) to take part in an intensive learning, knowledge (...)
Ugandan participants at the EIFL-PLIP statistics and evaluation workshop in Nairobi, Kenya.
05 Jun 2018
Posted by Ugne Lipeikaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Impact Manager
EIFL has been working with public libraries in Africa since 2010, supporting introduction of new services that use computers and the internet. In (...)
Fair Use / Fair Dealing Week logo
26 Feb 2018
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
EIFL is participating in Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week, an annual celebration designed to highlight the opportunities presented by fair use and fair (...)
Young African public library innovators using tools during a hands-on experience in the National Library of Lithuania makerspace.
05 Oct 2017
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
In August, a group of 13 young African public librarians travelled to Eastern Europe (Lithuania and Poland) on a 12-day journey to take part in an (...)