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

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A team of librarians from EIFL partner countries, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Uganda/USA, participated in the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Standing Committee (...)
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15 Nov 2019
EIFL has signed another three-year agreement with Prio Infocenter AB to allow institutions in 39 EIFL partner countries to subscribe to the Urkund plagiarism checker at discounted (...)
Panguipulli Public Library trained farmers in the fields rather than in their homes because internet connectivity was better out of doors (photo taken back in 2010).
13 Nov 2019
The EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) was launched with a grant from The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in November 2009. The programme aimed to spark (...)
11 Nov 2019
EIFL has renewed its current agreement with Edward Elgar Publishing until December 2022. Under this renewed agreement, libraries and consortia from 30 EIFL partner countries are (...)

Events

18 Nov 2019 - 22 Nov 2019
Abidjan and Bouaké, Côte D'ivoire
EIFL and EIFL’s partner library consortium in Côte d'Ivoire, Consortium des (...)
22 Nov 2019
Lviv, Ukraine
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, will facilitate a half-day (...)
25 Nov 2019 - 29 Nov 2019
Berlin, Germany
EIFL will take part in the 14th Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (...)
09 Dec 2019 - 11 Dec 2019
Paris, France
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, and Gwen Franck, EIFL Open (...)

SPOTLIGHT

EIFL launches new award call - for public libraries that are teaching digital skills in innovative ways

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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