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:
OA for sharing research output in Tanzania
28 Mar 2013
The Consortium of Tanzania University and Research Libraries (COTUL) and the Royal Tropical Institute (Netherlands) are organizing a Workshop on “Open Access (OA) for Sharing Research Output in Tanzania and Beyond”.
The objective of the workshop is...
OA in Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda kick-off meeting
7 Mar 2013
“Open access: knowledge sharing and sustainable scholarly communication in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda” is a new EIFL regional project funded by Spider, the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions DSV, Department of Computer and System Sciences...
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...
EIFL starts an OA project in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda
16 Jan 2013
“Open access: knowledge sharing and sustainable scholarly communication in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda” is a new EIFL regional project funded by Spider, the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions DSV, Department of Computer and...
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:...
New agreement for EBSCO eBook Academic Subscription Collection
26 Sep 2012
EIFL has signed a new agreement with EBSCO Publishing for the EBSCO eBook Academic Subscription Collection.
The agreement runs until 31 December 2015, and offers discounted pricing to EIFL-partner consortia in the following countries:
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...
Tanzania Perceptions of Public Libraries
7 Sep 2012
Tanzania was one of six countries selected for ground-breaking research exploring perceptions of public libraries in Africa. The research was commissioned by EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (PLIP) and conducted by TNS RMS, an...
New agreement for SAGE Research Methods
5 Sep 2012
EIFL has signed a new agreement with SAGE Publications for SAGE Research Methods.
The agreement runs from 1 September 2012 to 31 December 2015, and offers discounted pricing to EIFL-partner consortia, and member institutions, in the following...
e-Health – the first OA repository in Tanzania launches
3 Aug 2012
e-Health is a digital open access repository of published and unpublished material contributed by government, researchers, academics, students and others interested in health in Tanzania. It is coordinated by Ifakara Health Institute, runs on...
Two new EIFL-PLIP services in Tanzania
12 Jul 2012
EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) is delighted to announce the launch of two new public library information services in Tanzania.
The two services, both offered by the Tanzania Library Services Board (TLSB), address crucial...
IFLA Journal article: Perceptions of public libraries in Africa
22 Jun 2012
The prestigious IFLA Journal has just published in its June issue a paper about the EIFL research study on perceptions of public libraries in six African countries. The goal of the study was to understand the perceptions of national and local...
EIFL-FOSS regional seminar explores tools for libraries
15 Nov 2011
EIFL and UNESCO partner to bring together library directors and IT staff to learn about free software solutions for libraries
Library directors and technical staff from 14 countries across Africa met in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania to attend an...
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...
EIFL-FOSS Regional Training Seminar
27 Oct 2011
Library directors and technical staff from across Africa will meet in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania to attend an intensive seminar focused on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) tools for libraries.
The two-day seminar is organized by the EIFL and...
Open Access Week 2011 in Tanzania
20 Oct 2011
Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), a winner of INASP 2011 Open Access Week competition, will use INASP grants to train on the Use of Open Access Resources among Junior Teaching Staff at SUA. Financial limitations reduce the capacity of most...
Six-country Africa Library Perception Study published
29 Aug 2011
Read this month's Spotlight to learn more about the study and PLIP's work
Findings of ground breaking research into perceptions of public libraries in six countries in Africa show that most people associate public libraries with traditional...