Russia

Open Access Week 2014 21 Jul 2014
“Generation Open” theme highlights involvement of students and early career researchers Open Access Week, a global event now entering its eighth year, has announced this year’s new theme, which will be "Generation Open". Open Access Week is...
OERs and Digital Education in Central Asia 23 May 2014
The Soros Foundation Kyrgyzstan and the International Public Foundation "Roza Otunbayeva’s Initiatives" will hold an international conference on "Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Digital Education" on 23 June 2014 in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic....
Fulfill the promise of the 'Innovation Union': EIFL joins call to EU 16 May 2014
EIFL has joined an open letter from 65 library, archive and research organizations asking the European Union to engage constructively in discussions at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on copyright limitations and exceptions for...
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...
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...
Credo Online Reference - 19 extra countries now eligible 15 Jan 2014
EIFL-partner library consortia and their members in an additional 19 countries (shown in bold in the list below) can subscribe to the Credo Online Reference Service, Academic Core Collection at highly-discounted prices from January 2014....
Renewal agreement for the Oxford English Dictionary Online and Oxford Reference Online 14 Jan 2014
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Oxford University Press for the Oxford English Dictionary Online and Oxford Reference Online. The agreement runs until 31 December 2015 and is open to EIFL-partner consortia in over 40 countries: Albania,...
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...
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,...
Kazakhstan conference on library innovations 3 Sep 2013
On September 18-19, Irina Razumova EIFL's country coordinator for Russia will be presenting on behalf of EIFL at the 'Library Innovations in Changing World' conference, which is being held in Taraz City, Kazakhstan. The two-day...
Belgorod State University adopts an open access policy 15 Jul 2013
Belgorod State University (the Russian Federation) adopted an open access (OA) mandate on May 17, 2013. And on May 22, 2013 it hosted a seminar to celebrate five years' achievements of Belgorod Declaration on OA to scientific knowledge and discuss...
The first NEICON international conference 12 Jul 2013
EIFL partner “NEICON” will host the first NEICON international conference on Russian and world e-resources, publications and journals to discuss the library role in executing governmental policy aimed to raise the level of Russian education and...
Renewal agreement for Oxford Scholarship Online 1 Jul 2013
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Oxford University Press for Oxford Scholarship Online.  The agreement runs until 31 December 2015 and is open to EIFL-partner consortia in over 40 countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,...
Renewal agreement for Oxford Handbooks Online 20 Jun 2013
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Oxford University Press for Oxford Handbooks Online.  The agreement runs until 31 December 2015 and is open to EIFL-partner consortia in over 40 countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,...
Renewal agreement for Grove Art Online and Grove Music Online 14 May 2013
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Oxford University Press for Grove Art Online and Grove Music Online.  The agreement runs until 31 December 2015 and is open to EIFL-partner consortia in over 40 countries: Albania, Armenia,...