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...
Universities in Kenya, Slovenia and Ukraine adopt OA policies
10 Apr 2012
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology's (JKUAT) Senate has recently adopted an Open Access Policy statement (Harvard-style):
“It is a strategic goal of the University “to invest and engage in productive collaborations with...
Open Access advocacy in Ukraine: A case study
20 Feb 2012
Tetiana Yaroshenko and Oleksii Vasyliev report about the results of the EIFL-funded national project: "Open Access in Ukraine: From Islands to Global Village".
The promo film “OA in Ukraine: from islands to global village” 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...
EIFL Poster at Berlin9
28 Oct 2011
At the upcoming Berlin9 conference, the EIFL-OA programme will present a poster that describes 11 OA advocacy campaign projects from across the EIFL network: Botswana, Estonia, Ghana, Latvia, Lithuania, Malawi, Poland, Slovenia, Sudan, Ukraine, and...
Open Access Week 2011 in Ukraine
20 Oct 2011
The National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy library with the support from ELibUkr, University Libraries section of Ukrainian Library Association and Association "Informatio Consortium" will host a seminar Open Access: Open Access Journals and Open...
7 Sep 2011
The Ukrainian consortium, Informatio-Consortium, is among the organizers of the international conference: Informatio 2011: Electronic information resources: the creation, use, access.
Among the topics of the conference are: national and...
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...
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...