KNOWLEDGE WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

EIFL works in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America

E-LIBRARIES FOR MYANMAR

Connecting university students with research online

The right to read

Advocating for people with print disabilities

Power of open access

Helping doctors to access health research in Kenya 

Public Library Innovation

Changing lives of children in Kibera

EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) works with libraries to enable access to knowledge for education, learning, research and sustainable community development. Our vision is a world in which all people have the knowledge they need to achieve their full potential.

News

COVID-19 virus image.
07 Apr 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are working with our partners globally to help ensure that education and research continue despite disruptions, and that the scientific (...)
04 Apr 2020
Researchers in EIFL partner countries can now publish their articles in open access with waived or discounted Article Processing Charges (APCs) in 780 journals as a result of (...)
WIPO headquarters in Geneva. Credit: U.S. Mission Geneva/ Eric Bridiers, Link https://www.flickr.com/photos/us-mission/15339685942
03 Apr 2020
EIFL worked with partner organizations in drafting an open letter to the Director-General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Dr Francis Gurry, calling on WIPO (...)
Young man studying at the computer in Myanmar library.
26 Mar 2020
In May 2019, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar adopted a new copyright law, repealing the previous law enacted over a century ago, in 1914. The new law introduces many (...)

Events

24 Apr 2020
Online
EIFL OA Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma will represent EIFL at the COAR ( (...)
29 Jun 2020 - 03 Jul 2020
Geneva, Switzerland
The 40th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (...)
24 Sep 2020 - 26 Sep 2020
Vilnius, Lithuania
Representatives of EIFL partner consortia and EIFL staff will travel to Vilnius (...)

SPOTLIGHT

Thank you to everyone who has supported us and contributed to our work over the years

ANNUAL REPORT

In 2018 EIFL reached more than 8.5 million people through our network of libraries in 53 developing and transitional countries. Read our annual report to learn how we made a difference in 2018.

CONNECT WITH EIFL

FLICKR

TWITTER

WHERE WE WORK