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:
Renewal agreement for OED Online and Oxford Reference Online
8 Feb 2013
EIFL has signed a renewal agreement with Oxford University Press for the Oxford English Dictionary Online and Oxford Reference Online.
The agreement runs from 1 January 2013 until 31 December 2013 and is open to EIFL-partner consortia in over...
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:...
Recommendations to advance OA in Eastern Europe
14 Nov 2012
UNESCO, jointly with the National Library of Belarus, organised a “Regional Consultation on Open Access to Scientific Information and Research” from the 5th - 7th September 2012 in Minsk, the Republic of Belarus.
More than 40 participants from 20...
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...
Three library consortia celebrate 10 years of service
11 Sep 2012
Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Zimbabwe, three very diverse consortia show vision
In 2012, three EIFL partner consortia in very diverse regions will be celebrating their 10th anniversary. The first to celebrate will be Kyrgyzstan Library Information Consortium (KLIC) at the beginning of October. Zimbabwe University...
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...
Regional Consultation on OA Concept and Policies
15 Aug 2012
UNESCO will be organizing a Regional Consultation on “Open Access to Scientific Information and Research – Concept and Policies” in Minsk, Belarus, from 5 to 7 September 2012. The Consultation is being organized in the framework of the 90th...
New agreement signed with Cengage Learning
12 Jul 2012
EIFL has signed a new agreement with Cengage Learning for a range of Gale e-resources:
Biography in Context (new)
Business Insights: Global (new)
Global Issues in Context
Student Resources in...
Case studies document FOSS solutions for libraries
15 Feb 2012
Through its pilot project programme, EIFL-FOSS encourages implementation of FOSS solutions in libraries. In 2011, new pilot projects from Armenia, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, and Zimbabwe were selected to demonstrate implementation of a service that...
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 in Russia launches with webinar
20 Oct 2011
To celebrate the launch of International Open Access Week in Russia, International Academy of Business and New Technologies, Yaroslavl, hosted a webinar "Knowledge Management: Open Digital Educational Resources and Archives" on October 14....
Webinar about Open Access in Russian language
1 Sep 2011
On October 14, 14.30 - 16.30 Moscow time, International Academy of Business and New Technologies, Yaroslavl, Russia, will host a webinar "Knowledge Management: Open Digital Educational Resources and Archives".
Among the speakers from EIFL network:...
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. ...
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...