Open access – the immediate, online, free and unrestricted availability of peer-reviewed research literature – is a powerful solution to the barriers that researchers in developing and transition countries face trying to access and share critical research that can improve people’s lives.



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The EIFL Open Access Progamme (EIFL-OA) has released a checklist of good practices (...)
Open Access Week 2019 takes place from 21 to 27 October. EIFL will celebrate by (...)
EIFL has joined a partnership in a one-year project to raise awareness about and (...)


In September, Ethiopia adopted a national open access policy for higher education (...)
Our Guest Blogger, Colleen Campbell, from the Open Access 2020 Initiative, reflects (...)
Our Guest Blogger, Dr Jane Secker, is Senior Lecturer in Educational Development at (...)


EIFL will celebrate Open Access Week 2019 by sharing stories about the impact of (...)
Gwen Franck, EIFL Open Access Programme Coordinator, will give a presentation and (...)
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, will give a keynote speech at the (...)
Opening research from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda t (...)
EIFL partners in this major 50-country European Un (...)
EIFL leads training in this major European Union i (...)
EIFL was the first organization to introduce open access in many countries, including China and South Africa … EIFL has helped raise awareness of open access globally.
Melissa Hagemann, Senior Programme Manager, Open Society Foundations


For questions, please contact the Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma: