Open access – the immediate, online, free and unrestricted availability of peer-reviewed research literature, and open science – collaborative and transparent research, are powerful solutions 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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UNESCO has submitted a first draft Recommendation on Open Science to its 193 member (...)
EIFL has joined over 50 organizations that have committed support for the new (...)
EIFL has pledged its support for the Open Covid Pledge for Research in Education to (...)


June was a busy month for the LIBSENSE Initiative - a collaborative space through (...)
EIFL Guest Blogger, EIFL Open Access Programme Coordinator in Serbia, Milica (...)
In June, Ethiopia adopted a national open access policy for higher education (...)


Participants in a productive 6 November 2020 workflow sprint will work together (...)
L’Université Virtuelle de Côte d’Ivoire (UVCI) and EIFL’s partner library consortium (...)
Iryna Kuchma, Manager of the EIFL Open Access Programme, and Irakli Garibashvili, (...)
EIFL partners in this major 50-country European Un (...)
EIFL contributes to open access and establishment (...)
EIFL helps launch a national open access policy an (...)
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


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