EIFL press release: Myanmar to be first country in ASEAN Region to launch free and open national research portal

EIFL and partners sign agreement to pave the way for the launch of the Myanmar Education Research and Learning Portal (MERAL)

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Press Release
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February 2020
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21 February 2020, Yangon - Access to research in Myanmar will increase thanks to a new collaboration agreement between national and international partners, signed in Yangon today, paving the way for a new national open access portal.

The Myanmar Education, Research and Learning (MERAL) portal is the first national portal in the ASEAN Region that will collect, disseminate and preserve journal articles, theses and dissertations, conference proceedings and other research output from Myanmar universities, bringing greater accountability, transparency and participation to research, teaching and learning processes.