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.


Group photo of the participants in the training at AUCA. Photo credit: AUCA PR office (
28 Nov 2022
Universities in Kyrgyzstan have established an Open Access Working Group to promote open access and advance scholarly communication in universities across the country.  (...)
Cartoon characters showing open science training.
25 Nov 2022
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, (...)
24 Nov 2022
EIFL has renewed its current agreement with JSTOR to provide free and discounted access to the JSTOR Archive Journals.  The agreement includes the full-text articles of more than (...)
Three young ICT graduates from Kawempe Youth Centre and Community Library show their certificates of achievement.
24 Nov 2022
Tuesday, 29 November, is Giving Tuesday 2022. We'll be campaigning to raise funds for our ICT skills training project which works with local libraries to narrow the digital divide (...)


12 Dec 2022 - 16 Dec 2022
Brussels, Belgium
EIFL and partners in the Digital skills and inclusion through libraries in (...)
12 Dec 2022 - 16 Dec 2022
Namayumba Village, Wakiso District, Uganda
Maendeleo Foundation, EIFL’s partner, will conduct a week-long ICT camp to (...)
23 Jan 2023 - 27 Jan 2023
Cape Town & Pretoria, South Africa, and Online,
How can Africa predict and respond to the next pandemic? How can access to (...)
30 Jan 2023 - 03 Feb 2023
Are you based in one of our partner countries and want to strengthen your open (...)


EIFL joins 23 partners in a three-year project to develop Diamond Open Access publishing in Europe


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.