Improving access to e-resources through federated identity
26 Aug 2011
This summer EIFL-FOSS supported Tigran Zakaryan, EIFL-OA Coordinator from Electronic Library Consortium of Armenia (eLCA) to attend federated identity training in Istanbul, Turkey. The training was part of EuroCAMP (European Campus Architecture and...
Mali doctoral students learn about access to e-resources
17 Aug 2011
On August 13, 2011, Consortium Malien des Bibliothèques (COMBI) organized a workshop on access and use of e-resources (both commercial and open access). This workshop is among their activities planned to promote the usage of e-resources. Over...
July-August newsletter is online
14 Jul 2011
Our July-August newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a spotlight on the EIFL-PLIP programme.
EIFL Open Access programme wins SPARC Europe Award
4 Jul 2011
The EIFL Open Access (OA) programme has been chosen as the winner of the 2011 SPARC Europe Award for Outstanding Achievements in Scholarly Communications for its awareness raising, advocacy and capacity building activities over the last three years...
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
Vacancy for EIFL-Licensing Programme Coordinator
6 Jun 2011
EIFL-Licensing Programme Coordinator (full or part time, hours negotiable)
Location: Home (ideally in Oxford, UK)
Deadline for applications: Friday 24 June
Are you interested in expanding access to knowledge in developing and transition countries?...
2010 savings and usage statistics now available
6 Jun 2011
2010 savings and usage statistics for EIFL-licensed commercial e-resources have been compiled.
We are pleased to announce that our negotiations resulted in savings for our library partners of over US$175 million in 2010 - an increase of over 20% on...
May-June newsletter is online
17 May 2011
Our May-June newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a spotlight on the EIFL-PLIP programme.
CUFTS/GODOT: helping library users discover e-resources
21 Mar 2011
EIFL workshop brings together experts to share knowledge
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-...
Oxford Journals Collection renewal agreement signed
11 Mar 2011
We have signed a 3-year renewal agreement for the Oxford Journals Collection from 1 January 2011 – 31 December 2013.
The Oxford Journals Collection offers access to 230 high quality online journals in medicine, life sciences,...
New Agreement for the Oxford Textbook of Medicine
9 Mar 2011
We have signed a new agreement for the Oxford Textbook of Medicine (Fifth Edition) until 31 April 2013 which offers access free of charge to institutions in the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Cambodia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Maldives, Nepal...
March-April newsletter is online
8 Mar 2011
Our March-April 2011 newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on all EIFL programmes, including a spotlight on 3 of our consortia celebrating 10 years.
IOPscience renewal agreement signed
4 Mar 2011
We have signed a renewal agreement with IOP Publishing for IOPscience until 31 December 2013.
The agreement offers access to 45 high impact journals in Biological Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Environment, Mathematics,...
Over 50,000 ebooks now available in Kenya and Zimbabwe
3 Mar 2011
More than 600,000 students and researchers benefit from EIFL-negotiated agreement
EIFL's recent licensing agreement with ebrary is proving very popular in Africa.
EIFL partner library consortia in Kenya and Zimbabwe have already subscribed to ebrary’s Academic Complete on behalf of over 50 member institutions, and 24 members of...
New agreement for Oxford Handbooks Online
14 Feb 2011
We have signed a new agreement with Oxford University Press for Oxford Handbooks Online until 31 December 2012.
Oxford Handbooks Online provides access to the full text of over 80 titles published as part of the prestigious Oxford Handbooks...
New agreement for Wiley-Blackwell journals
11 Feb 2011
We have signed a new pilot agreement for Wiley-Blackwell Standard Journal Collections until 31 December 2011. The Collections offer access to 1,341 high quality titles, many published on behalf of the world's leading academic and professional...
Project MUSE renewal agreement signed
21 Dec 2010
We have signed a renewal agreement for Project MUSE from 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2013. Project MUSE provides full-text access to almost 500 journals from over 130 non-profit publishers in the humanities and social sciences. Find out more.
Oxford Scholarship Online renewal agreement signed
24 Nov 2010
We have signed a renewal agreement with Oxford University Press for Oxford Scholarship Online until 31 December 2012. Oxford Scholarship Online offers cross-searchable access to the full text of a rapidly-expanding e-book library of over...
Emerald Management eJournal Collections renewal agreement signed
19 Nov 2010
We have signed a 3-year renewal agreement with Emerald Group Publishing for the Emerald eJournal Collections from 1 January 2011 – 31 December 2013. The Collections offer access to an expanding portfolio of over 250 prestigious peer-reviewed...
EIFL partners with Maghreb universities
12 Nov 2010
The vision for the future of Maghreb (North African) universities is that students and faculty will have easy-to-use, online access to a wide variety of scientific and technical information. This vision will become reality through a three-year EC...