EIFL works in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America


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.


19 Sep 2023
To mark the 20th Anniversary of the EIFL Open Access Programme (EIFL-OA), EIFL has created a special page on our website. The web page outlines the history and results of the (...)
Cartoon characters participating in a workshop on open science.
14 Sep 2023
Are you based in one of our partner countries and want to strengthen your open science training skills? Apply now for the EIFL virtual open science train-the-trainer bootcamp, (...)
12 Sep 2023
Progress in open access and open science has been strong, but there is still plenty of work to be done, say Ieva Cesevičiūtė, Head of Research Information Services, Kaunas (...)
11 Sep 2023
EIFL has signed an agreement with The Company of Biologists to provide free access as well as free open access publishing for corresponding authors in all five of its journals. (...)


08 Oct 2023 - 12 Oct 2023
Kyoto, Japan, and Online,
Ugne Lipeikaite, EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) Impact (...)
16 Oct 2023 - 20 Oct 2023
Graz, Austria
This OPTIMA (Open Practices, Transparency and Integrity for Modern Academia) (...)
19 Oct 2023 - 20 Oct 2023
Vilnius, Lithuania
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open access Programme Manager, will give a presentation at (...)
23 Oct 2023 - 27 Oct 2023
Toluca, Mexico, and Online,
The Global Summit on Diamond Open Access brings together the diamond open (...)


Celebrating 20 years of the EIFL Open Access Programme with stories about achievements in open access and open science in our partner countries


In our 2022 Annual Report we share achievements and tell the stories of some of the people who have benefited from our work. And we include a special feature highlighting EIFL’s contribution to implementation of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science - the first-ever international standard for open science.