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.


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20 hours 36 mins ago
At WIPO’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR/42) that took place in May 2022, the Committee agreed that the Chair would revise the Draft Text for the WIPO (...)
The young man, Martin Kakuru, in his store with a computer screen that he has repaired, and a pile of bread rolls he has made.
23 Jun 2022
Single mothers, street vendors, business women, out-of-school and unemployed youth, teachers and health workers in Uganda are using the internet to broaden their knowledge, learn (...)
14 Jun 2022
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports on recent evidence highlighting the need for strong copyright exceptions for libraries to support the (...)
13 Jun 2022
Open Access (OA) is growing every year. The agreements that EIFL has negotiated with publishers for waived or discounted Article Processing Charges (APCs) are one of the drivers (...)


05 Jul 2022 - 06 Jul 2022
Athens, Greece
EOSC Future is an EU-funded project that is implementing the European Open (...)
14 Jul 2022 - 22 Jul 2022
Geneva, Switzerland, and Online,
The WIPO Assemblies are the main policy and decision making bodies of WIPO (the (...)
15 Jul 2022
Katowice, Poland, and Online,
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, is a panelist on the ‘Be open (...)
24 Jul 2022
Dublin, Ireland
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and LIbraries Programme Manager, will attend a (...)


Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, writes from Ukraine


In our 2021 Annual Report we share achievements and tell the stories of some of the people who have benefited from our work. We celebrate the 10th anniversary of the EIFL Public Library Innovation Award with a special feature about winners over a decade.