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The six young African library innovators in the Dokk1 conference hall: back row, from left - Claret Misika (Namibia), Constance Chilipa (Zambia), Jemmimah Maragwa (Kenya), Hayford Siaw (Ghana). Seated, in front, Kennedy Rutoh (Kenya), Mary Mamba (Zambia).
22 Jul 2019
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
In May 2019, six young African public librarians travelled to Denmark to take part in an intensive week-long learning, knowledge-sharing and (...)
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 (...)
28 Oct 2015
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
For more information on fair use and the different legal systems, see Prof Brandon Butler guest blog Fair use, open norms and blurred lines between (...)
19 Dec 2014
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
We really didn’t know what to expect from the last WIPO meeting of 2014. Two previous sessions of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related (...)