May - June 2013 EIFL newsletter is online
14 May 2013
Our 2013 May - June newsletter issue is now available. Read it online or download PDFs. This issue is packed with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including information on the WSIS 2013 Project Prize that EIFL...
EIFL wins WSIS 2013 Project Prize for excellence
13 May 2013
Prestigious international development prize awarded for excellence in implementing development strategies that leverage the power of ICTs.
Geneva, Switzerland - Today EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) was awarded a WSIS Project Prize...
Welcome to Fiji!
13 May 2013
'EIFL’s services are really needed for the researchers and the academicians here to develop their educational, research and social advancements.'
- Chaminda Jayasundara
University Librarian, Fiji National University
We are extremely happy to...
EIFL 2012 annual report - now available
8 May 2013
The 2012 annual report is now available for viewing and downloading.
Another highly productive and rewarding year has been made possible thanks to ongoing collaboration with over 60 partner and project countries and the continued support of our...
March - April 2013 EIFL newsletter is online
11 Mar 2013
Our 2013 March - April newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including information on two EIFL call for proposals.
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EPT awards Iryna Kuchma for her advocacy of OA
15 Feb 2013
On 13th of February 2013, the Electronic Publishing Trust for Development announced the winner of its 2nd Annual Award, in 'recognition of the effort made by individuals working in the developing and emerging countries in the furtherance...
EIFL webinar on Strategic Planning Part 3
14 Feb 2013
Arnold Hirshon, Associate Provost and University Librarian at Case Western Reserve University and author of the Library Strategic Planning Toolkit, presented his much awaited third, and final, webinar on strategic planning.
The topic of the webinar...
Successful workshop in Kosovo
24 Jan 2013
On 15 and 16 January 2013, EIFL team members Susanna Lob (Licensing Programme) and Monika Elbert (Consortium Management Programme) facilitated the first of two workshops in Prishtina, Kosovo as part of the Higher KOS project.
The aim of the ...
January - February 2013 EIFL newsletter is online
16 Jan 2013
Our 2013 January - February newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a tribute to Internet activist Aaron Swartz and a spotlight on EIFL-FOSS webinars.
Also available in PDF:...
Tribute to Aaron Swartz
15 Jan 2013
EIFL was greatly saddened to learn of the untimely loss of Aaron Swartz. Aaron cared deeply about the values that EIFL holds dear – to create equal access to information for people in developing and transition countries. We were privileged that...
Closer look at changes affecting the library profession
10 Jan 2013
EIFL Consortium Management successful held EIFL's first webinar of 2013 titled Libraries and Librarians: Adjusting to Changing Expectations.
The webinar took place 09 January 2013 and over 45 people participated. Guest speaker for the...
November - December 2012 EIFL newsletter is online
15 Nov 2012
Our 2012 November - December newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a spotlight on public libraries and the roles they play in reducing unemployment.
Strategic Planning Part 2: Mission, Vision, Values, Goals
18 Oct 2012
Arnold Hirshon, Associate Provost and University Librarian at Case Western Reserve University and member of EIFL Management Board, provided yet another engaging and useful presentation.
The topic of the webinar was the second part of the four-...
FOSS application in Ugandan Libraries
11 Oct 2012
The EIFL/UNESCO regional FOSS workshop held in Dar es Salaam in November 2011 did much to expose participants to the numerous FOSS options available to libraries. Important among them, from Uganda's perspective, was the EIFL-FOSS...
September-October 2012 newsletter is online
12 Sep 2012
Our 2012 September-October newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a spotlight on the three consortia celebrating 10 years anniversary in 2012.
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...
Spotlight on the GA 2012
1 Aug 2012
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The General Assembly (GA) is the major knowledge-sharing event of the year for EIFL. Coordinators from EIFL partner countries and invited guests meet to discuss EIFL activities and strategies, and to...
EIFL Director receives Hakob Meghapart Jubilee Medal
24 Jul 2012
EIFL Director Rima Kupryte has been awarded the 'Hakob Meghapart' Jubilee Medal for her personal and EIFL’s overall contribution to development of the Armenian library system.
The award was presented by the Director of the National Library of...
Michael Carroll to speak as Keynote at EIFL GA 2012
25 Jun 2012
Professor Michael W. Carroll will be the keynote speaker at this year's EIFL General Assembly.
Michael Carroll is a Professor of Law and Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at American University Washington...