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Open access via repositories

eifl licensing news - ოთხ, 28/09/2022 - 12:12

Lorraine Estelle, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, discusses the main routes for making articles open access and introduces EIFL’s guide for authors on obtaining their Author Accepted Manuscripts (AAMs) from journal publishers.

Open access via repositories

EIFL news and events - ოთხ, 28/09/2022 - 12:12

Lorraine Estelle, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, discusses the main routes for making articles open access and introduces EIFL’s guide for authors on obtaining their Author Accepted Manuscripts (AAMs) from journal publishers.

2022 EIFL General Assembly

eifl licensing news - ოთხ, 28/09/2022 - 12:06

The EIFL General Assembly is our major knowledge sharing event of the year. This year, we will be holding a virtual General Assembly via Zoom. 

2022 EIFL General Assembly

EIFL news and events - ოთხ, 28/09/2022 - 12:06

The EIFL General Assembly is our major knowledge sharing event of the year. This year, we will be holding a virtual General Assembly via Zoom. 

3rd OA Specialist Workshop of China

eifl licensing news - პარ, 23/09/2022 - 19:13

Lorraine Estelle, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, will give a presentation at the 3rd Open Access Specialist Workshop of China on the practices and experiences of the  EIFL Licensing Programme in negotiating open access agreements with publishers.

3rd OA Specialist Workshop of China

EIFL news and events - პარ, 23/09/2022 - 19:13

Lorraine Estelle, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, will give a presentation at the 3rd Open Access Specialist Workshop of China on the practices and experiences of the  EIFL Licensing Programme in negotiating open access agreements with publishers.

First open science policy adopted in Congo

EIFL news and events - ხუთ, 22/09/2022 - 19:21

Université Libre des Pays des Grands Lacs in Goma (ULPGL-Goma), the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has adopted the first institutional open science policy in the country - Charte de l’ULPGL pour la science ouverte - in August 2022. 

Development of the policy was supported by EIFL, working with our national partner, the Consortium des Bibliothèques Académiques du Congo (COBAC). Through COBAC, we are also promoting the adoption of open science policies in other institutions in Congo.

EIFL joins DIAMAS project partnership

EIFL news and events - სამ, 20/09/2022 - 17:26

EIFL is pleased to partner in the ‘Developing Institutional Open Access Publishing Models to Advance Scholarly Communication’ (DIAMAS) project, which was launched earlier this month and has received funding from the European Union to develop Diamond Open Access Publishing in Europe.

Webinar and demonstration - DSpace 7

EIFL news and events - ხუთ, 15/09/2022 - 13:58

DSpace 7 brings to DSpace a single, modern user interface and integrates current technological standards and best practices, resulting in a lean, responsive, next-generation repository.

In this webinar, Narendra of DSquare Technologies and Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, will discuss DSpace’s repository conventional use cases, software scenario until DSpace 6, give an overview of DSpace 7 and demonstrate new things in DSpace 7. They will also provide a glimpse of strategic thinking about repositories - knowledge management, use cases, ontologies, etc.

Open science policies in Francophone Africa

EIFL news and events - ხუთ, 15/09/2022 - 13:37

Join this EIFL and LIBSENSE webinar (in French) with Cécile Coulibaly, Université Virtuelle de Côte d'Ivoire, Eliezer Bisimwa and Michael Ajuamungu, Université Libre des Pays des Grands Lacs, who will talk about their newly adopted institutional open science policies. Their input will be followed by discussion on the advancement of open science policies in Francophone Africa. 

Apply now! EIFL Public Library Innovation Award

EIFL news and events - ხუთ, 15/09/2022 - 12:52

The 16th EIFL Public Library Innovation Award - for public and community libraries in developing and transition countries that enable learning through play - is now open for applications.

Digital skills@your local library

EIFL news and events - ოთხ, 14/09/2022 - 18:11

EIFL’s partner, National Library of Uganda, is organizing a knowledge-sharing event for librarians and other trainers involved in the ‘Digital skills@your local library’ project, and representatives of agencies with an interest in advancing digital inclusion in Uganda. 

Global Equity in Open Access Publishing

EIFL news and events - სამ, 13/09/2022 - 18:48

Authors, globally, publish a large proportion of their research articles in scholarly journals that charge fees for open access. With fee-based open access publishing growing rapidly, there is increasing concern around equity. 

‘Viewpoints and contributions from Africa and Europe’ is the first of three workshops seeking to advance equity in open access publishing worldwide by identifying and discussing financial and other barriers faced by authors and readers, and by developing practical mechanisms and action plans for removing these barriers.

Open Climate Campaign

EIFL news and events - პარ, 02/09/2022 - 16:52

Climate change, and the resulting harm to our global biodiversity, are among the world's most pressing challenges. 

The climate crisis is complex and requires global, national, and local actions informed by multidisciplinary research.  However, knowledge and data about the climate crisis and the possible solutions, mitigations and actions to tackle it are too often not publicly accessible.

EIFL renews agreement with Edward Elgar

eifl licensing news - პარ, 02/09/2022 - 16:29

EIFL’s agreement with Edward Elgar has been renewed for three years, until December 2025.  Edward Elgar Publishing is one of the leading independent academic book publishers in law, business and the social sciences. Edward Elgar also publishes a growing list of peer-reviewed journals.

The renewed agreement provides free access in 31 countries to 17 journals and the Edward Elgar Development Studies & Environment e-books Collections of 756 titles.

EIFL renews agreement with Edward Elgar

EIFL news and events - პარ, 02/09/2022 - 16:29

EIFL’s agreement with Edward Elgar has been renewed for three years, until December 2025.  Edward Elgar Publishing is one of the leading independent academic book publishers in law, business and the social sciences. Edward Elgar also publishes a growing list of peer-reviewed journals.

The renewed agreement provides free access in 31 countries to 17 journals and the Edward Elgar Development Studies & Environment e-books Collections of 756 titles.

Getting started: Marrakesh Treaty in Kenya

EIFL news and events - ხუთ, 01/09/2022 - 12:14

The Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities creates an unprecedented opportunity for enabling access to printed works for people with print disabilities. Libraries play a key role in facilitating access. 

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