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

Three workshop participants listening to audio devices for print disabled people.
Yesterday
2019 was another great year for the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities, confirming its place as WIPO’s fastest moving and most successful treaty. Thirteen more (...)
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09 Jan 2020
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, joins a team of 11 researchers to conduct open science policy research initiated by the Ministry of Education and Science of (...)
Children in a school classroom crowded around a laptop computer.
08 Jan 2020
The exam results for junior high school children in Ghana are out - and our mobile library Hands-on Computer Classes project has achieved its best results yet!  In 2019, the (...)
07 Jan 2020
EIFL has renewed its current agreement with JSTOR to provide free and discounted access to the JSTOR Archive Journals. The agreement  includes about 2,500 journals in the (...)

Events

23 Jan 2020
Online
Within the global transition to open access, libraries are trying to understand (...)
25 Feb 2020 - 29 Feb 2020
Nashville, United States
Five public librarians from four countries in Africa will travel to the USA (...)
26 Feb 2020 - 28 Feb 2020
Amsterdam, Netherlands
DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services) is convening a workshop for (...)
09 Mar 2020 - 12 Mar 2020
Swakopmund, Namibia
Two teams of Namibian public library trainers will train 15 librarians in the (...)

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.

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