Access to e-resources is essential for research and education. Although more journal articles are available in open access, many are still behind the paywall. High subscription costs remain an issue for libraries and their users in developing and transition countries. At the same time, high Article Processing Charges prohibit authors from publishing in open access.

WHAT WE DO

IMPACT

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NEWS

EIFL has signed a new agreement with Mathematical Sciences Publishers (MSP) that (...)
EIFL has signed another three-year agreement with Prio Infocenter AB to allow (...)
EIFL has renewed its current agreement with Edward Elgar Publishing until December (...)

BLOG

Our Guest Blogger, Colleen Campbell, from the Open Access 2020 Initiative, reflects (...)
As more and more publishers introduce options for publishing in open access, it can (...)
With e-books more and more popular among library users, librarians are faced with (...)

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Within the global transition to open access, libraries are trying to understand the (...)
EIFL-LICENSING IN ACTION
Supporting educational change at universities in Myanmar by enabling access to knowledge and building skills and capacities
Smiling students learning to use computers in University of Yangon.
Last year our libraries couldn’t subscribe to new databases and we had to cancel subscriptions due to financial problems. However, thanks to the EIFL Licensing programme, our libraries got access to nine databases free of charge or at highly discounted rates. This has really helped us a lot and has helped our researchers to do important research referring to these databases.
Diana Jeries Sayej-Naser, EIFL Country Coordinator for Palestine (representing Palestinian Library and Information Consortium)

CONTACT US

For questions, please contact the Licensing Programme Manager Romy Beard: romy.beard@eifl.net