Egypt

AUC Open Access Days, Egypt 1 Apr 2014
The American University in Cairo (AUC) Libraries and Learning Technologies, in cooperation with the Center for Learning and Teaching, and the Access to Knowledge for Development Center are hosting the first Open Access Days at AUC. The aim is to...
New agreement for Cambridge Books Online 19 Mar 2014
EIFL has signed a new agreement with Cambridge University Press for Cambridge Books Online. Cambridge Books Online, the ebooks platform of Cambridge University Press, delivers over 20,000 ebooks to institutions worldwide. With online access to...
Renewal agreement for JSTOR 17 Mar 2014
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with JSTOR which is open to EIFL-partner consortia in over 50 countries. More than 2,000 academic journals and 2 million primary source objects, spanning over 50 disciplines, are available in a variety...
EIFL coordinator from Kenya receives EPT OA Award 2013 6 Feb 2014
Two EIFL coordinators from Armenia and former EIFL coordinator from Egypt also receive recognition
Electronic Publishing Trust for Development (EPT) has announced the recipients of the EPT Open Access Awards 2013, in recognition of the effort made by individuals working in the developing and emerging countries in the furtherance of Open Access (...
January - February 2014 newsletter is now online 16 Jan 2014
Happy New Year! Our 2014 January - February EIFL newsletter issue is now available online.  This issue we look ahead at some major EIFL programme activities planned for 2014, announce the launch of an exciting new eLibrary Myanmar project and...
A look ahead – EIFL focus areas in 2014 16 Jan 2014
Happy New Year! The EIFL team has been busy preparing and planning a wide range of activities to be implemented this year. Read below to see what each EIFL programme will be focusing on in 2014. EIFL-Licensing The EIFL-Licensing programme will...
EIFL-FOSS looks back at four years of achievements 10 Jan 2014
The latest phase of funding for the EIFL-FOSS programme ran from 2010 to 2013 As the EIFL Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) programme draws to a close, we look back on a four-year programme of innovative activities using and promoting free...
UN Day of Persons with Disabilities: breaking legal barriers 3 Dec 2013
The third day of December 2013 marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities – designated by the United Nations (UN) to promote understanding of disability issues, and to mobilize support for the rights of persons with disabilities....
2013 General Assembly 25 Nov 2013
  PDF version LOW RES / HIGH RES The 2013 EIFL General Assembly (GA), our annual knowledge-sharing and networking event, took place in the vibrant city of Istanbul that lies on the ancient Silk Road, that has facilitated cultural...
Open Access Week 2013 in review 19 Nov 2013
Over 30 EIFL partner and project countries held a diverse range of events around the world during Open Access Week 2013 from October 21 to 27, 2013.  Open Access Week 2013 is a global event, now in its 7th year that promotes open access as a...
Grants for libraries serving children and youth 18 Nov 2013
Calling innovative public libraries! This exciting opportunity is open to public and community libraries in developing and transition economy countries. EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) is offering grants for services that...
Open Access Week 2013 in Egypt 23 Oct 2013
Open access supporters in Egypt will join International Open Access Week celebrations with the 6th annual global Open Access Week in Egypt from Oct 22 to 28. Organized by Mandy Taha from the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a series of...
Renewal agreement for Multi-Science Journals Collection 4 Sep 2013
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Multi-Science Publishing for the Multi-Science Journals Collection. This collection of over 20 high quality journals offers coverage of subject areas such as engineering, the built environment,...
The European Orphan Works Directive - an EIFL Guide 18 Jun 2013
In October 2012, Directive 2012/28/EU on certain permitted uses of orphan works (known as the orphan works Directive) was adopted by Member States of the European Union (EU). The Directive sets out common rules for the digitization and online...
Renewal agreement for Cambridge Journals Online 11 Apr 2013
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Cambridge University Press for Cambridge Journals Online.  The agreement runs until 31 December 2013 and is open to EIFL-partner consortia in 36 countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia...
New agreement for Pediatric Neurology Briefs 7 Jan 2013
EIFL has signed a new agreement with Pediatric Neurology Briefs Publishing for the Pediatric Neurology Briefs (PNB). The agreement runs until 31 December 2015, and is open to members of all 48 EIFL-partner consortia in the following countries:...
Open Access Week in Egypt 19 Oct 2012
Mandy Taha will conduct a series of lectures and seminars at the Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineerig and the Library of Alexandria; and will set up a forum to raise OA awareness among Egyptian students, faculty, and librarians, and to provide...
New agreement for IET Digital Library 28 Sep 2012
EIFL has signed a new agreement with The Institution of Engineering and Technology for the IET Digital Library. The agreement runs until 31 December 2015, and offers discounted pricing to EIFL-partner consortia, and member institutions, in the...
New agreement for IMF eLibrary 10 Sep 2012
EIFL has signed a new agreement with IMF Publications for the IMF eLibrary, the IMF's premier research tool. The agreement runs from 1 September 2012 to 31 December 2014, and offers free or highly discounted access to members of EIFL-partner...
Nine EIFL partner countries feature in consumer IP survey 24 Apr 2012
Nine EIFL partner countries feature in the 2012 Consumers International (CI) IP Watchlist Report, with four reports prepared by EIFL-IP librarians and colleagues. The 2012 IP Watchlist, the fourth annual rating of national IP law shows "entrenched...