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.



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We are pleased to announce the publication of our 2023 Annual Report, in which we (...)
We have updated the list of journals in which corresponding authors from our partner (...)
EIFL has renewed an agreement with Taylor & Francis, for a year until 31 (...)


Lorraine Estelle, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, discusses the impact of EIFL’s  (...)
At the EIFL General Assembly 2022, licensing coordinators from EIFL partner (...)
Lorraine Estelle, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, discusses the main routes for (...)
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)


For questions, please contact the Licensing Programme Manager Britt-Marie Wideberg: