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...
EIFL OA Week 2011 photo contest winner!
21 Dec 2011
Congratulations to Mandy Taha, Senior Librarian, Bibliotheca Alexandrina!
Thank you to all those who participated in the first EIFL Open Access week photo contest.
Learn more about other Open Access Week activities in EIFL partner...
EIFL celebrates Open Access Week 2011
7 Nov 2011
Over 30 partner countries conduct activities
Fifth annual event draws broad global participation, highlights deep community commitment to open access
Open Access Week, the annual event celebrating the global movement towards open access to research and scholarship, kicked off for the fifth...
Open Access Week 2011 in Egypt
21 Oct 2011
Mandy A. Taha, Senior Librarian and Project coordinator at the Library of Alexandria, and EIFL Open Access coordinator in Egypt (2008-2010) will organize two seminars:
Open Access - an Alternative Perspective of Scholarly Communication on October 23...
EIFL 2010 annual report is online
6 Jun 2011
Our 2010 annual report is out and available for download!
Read about our successful year, all made possible thanks to ongoing collaboration with our partner countries and the continued support of our funders.
Read the 2010 EIFL annual report
DOAJ: new milestones
18 Apr 2011
Today the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) includes 6410 journals from 111 countries in more than 50 languages. 2793 journals are providing metadata on article level, which means that 554412 articles are searchable from DOAJ. ...
Greenstone Training workshop in Mauritius
4 Apr 2011
UNESCO (Dar es salaam Cluster office) is organising a Greenstone training workshop at the Mauritius Institute of Health (MIH).
The workshop aims to train participants to use Greenstone Digital Library software to develop online and offline academic...
EIFL-FOSS Apache Solr Online Workshop
4 Apr 2011
Apache Solr is an open source search engine platform which is used by many public and commercial websites. It underpins faceted search user interface and provides various advanced features such as spelling suggestion, auto-suggest and snippet...
EIFL-FOSS Faceted Search Online Workshop
4 Apr 2011
Faceted search is becoming a contemporary and de facto search tool for content rich websites, in particular online stores and digital libraries. It is a resource discovery approach which has the propensities to enhance user experience. In this...
EIFL-FOSS CUFTS/GODOT Online Workshop
4 Apr 2011
Enabling users to discover and access e-resources, and managing expanding e-resource collections cost-effectively, are key challenges facing libraries around the world.
To address these issues, EIFL-FOSS and EIFL-Licensing organised the third EIFL-...
EIFL-FOSS Shibboleth Online Workshop
4 Apr 2011
Libraries in many EIFL countries are unable to get access to commercial e-resources because they don't have static IP addresses or are accessing the internet via a public or shared IP address. Many others are unable to offer their users remote...
Results of the SOAP Survey: EIFL Partner Countries
19 Feb 2011
Results of the SOAP Survey: A Preliminary Overview of the Situation in EIFL Partner Countries
The SOAP (Study of Open Access Publishing) project has run a large-scale survey of the attitudes of researchers on, and the experiences with, open access publishing. In the SOAP Symposium on 13 January 2011 in Berlin, the results of the SOAP Survey...
Implementation of open content licenses
31 Jan 2011
The survey attempted to gather information from a broad spectrum of research institutions in developing and transition countries in order to get a better understanding of the current state of the implementation of open content licenses. We looked at...
eIFL OA will participate in Wikimania 2008, Library of Alexandria
26 Oct 2010
eIFL OA will give a presentation "eIFL Open Access: Use, Share and Remix" and a discussion "Open Access: How to Create Change" with Melissa Hagemann, Open Society Institute. More information about Wikimania 2008: http://wikimania2008.wikimedia.org.
eIFL General Assembly 2009 in Alexandria, Egypt
25 Oct 2010
This year we are very glad to announce that Bibliotheca Alexandrina will be hosting eIFL General Assembly. Arrangements are at an advanced stage so please visit our GA 2009 section regularly to keep informed: http://www.eifl.net/eifl-2009-general-...