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Copyright and Access to Knowledge in Malawi: Issues and developments

EIFL news and events - სამ, 18/06/2024 - 18:10

EIFL will organize an online information session with EIFL’s partner, the Malawi Library and Information Consortium (MALICO), on copyright, libraries and access to knowledge. The topics will include the basics, such as the purpose of copyright and how it affects library activities, what libraries in Malawi can do under the Copyright Act (2016), and how Nigeria’s new copyright law might serve as an inspiration for future copyright reform.

New! EIFL guide on Rights Retention and Secondary Publishing Rights

EIFL news and events - ორშ, 17/06/2024 - 11:29

EIFL has published a new guide on Rights Retention and Secondary Publishing Rights to support researchers and authors in EIFL partner countries

Digital technologies for libraries

EIFL news and events - პარ, 14/06/2024 - 12:22

Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, and Milica Ševkušić, EIFL Open Access Project Coordinator, will give online presentations about new opportunities that open access brings to universities at the annual training event for university libraries hosted by EIFL partners - the American University of Central Asia and the Kyrgyzstan Library Information Consortium (KLIC).

Setting Quality Standards for Diamond Open Access

EIFL news and events - პარ, 07/06/2024 - 13:27

The DIAMAS (Developing Institutional Open Access Publishing Models to Advance Scholarly Communication) project has launched the Diamond OA Standard (DOAS) tool for institutional publishers and service providers.

Open science trainers meet-up

EIFL news and events - პარ, 07/06/2024 - 09:44

Join us for the fourth EIFL online meet-up of open science trainers, where we will discuss training related news and activities. 

  • Date and time: 3 July 2024,  09:00 UTC 
  • Registration: Please register here to participate in the meet-up

UXLibs8 – 2024

EIFL news and events - ორშ, 03/06/2024 - 17:05

Ramune Petuchovaite, EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme Manager, will attend the 8th User Experience in Libraries (UXLibs) Conference, that takes place at Anglia Ruskin University. 

The theme of UXLibs 2024 is ‘Curiosity and Empathy’. The conference brings together library staff and researchers to share expertise UX Research & Design in a library context.

Ghana training shifts library approaches to digital literacy skills programmes

EIFL news and events - ორშ, 03/06/2024 - 13:09

Ugne Lipeikaite, EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) Impact Manager, tells how training of public library trainers in Ghana is shifting library perspectives on how to conduct digital literacy skills training. 

Webinar: Rights Retention and Secondary Publishing Rights

EIFL news and events - შაბ, 01/06/2024 - 17:32

Join this EIFL webinar to launch a new EIFL guide on Rights Retention and Secondary Publishing Rights, powerful tools to boost the achievement of open access to research.

Technology and Innovation Class at North Carolina Central University

EIFL news and events - ხუთ, 30/05/2024 - 10:49

Ugne Lipeikaite, EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) Impact Manager, will be a guest speaker during the 'Technology and Innovation' class of the Global Librarianship course at North Carolina Central University. Ugne will share the experiences of EIFL-PLIP in fostering digital transformation and innovation in public libraries.

Setting the bar - Nigeria’s new copyright law

EIFL news and events - პარ, 24/05/2024 - 11:35

At a recent webinar organized by EIFL in cooperation with the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), experts agreed that Nigeria’s Copyright Act, 2022 (adopted in 2023) is one of the best in the world with respect to libraries and library activities. It can serve as a model for other countries in Africa that are reforming their copyright laws, a reference point for implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Protocol on Intellectual Property (IP) Rights, and it can support work at WIPO on copyright limitations and exceptions.

Grant call: Strengthening no-fee open access publishing in Africa

EIFL news and events - ხუთ, 23/05/2024 - 18:34

EIFL, AJOL (African Journals Online) and WACREN (the West and Central African Research and Education Network) invite African organizations - legal entities that own open access (OA) journals that do not charge any fees for either authors or readers (often referred to as Diamond OA journals), and where editorial teams are based - to participate in this call for proposals. 

No-fee Open Access Publishing in Africa

EIFL news and events - ოთხ, 22/05/2024 - 11:56

Join EIFL, WACREN (West and Central African Research and Education Network) and AJOL (African Journals Online) in this LIBSENSE webinar about no-fee open access publishing in Africa and their collaboration to strengthen the publishing ecosystem. 

This webinar will explore the benefits of Diamond Open Access journals, which do not charge fees to authors or readers. 

2023 EIFL Annual Report

eifl licensing news - სამ, 21/05/2024 - 19:23

We are pleased to announce the publication of our 2023 Annual Report, in which we share our achievements and tell the stories of people who have benefited from our work. 

In addition, the report celebrates the 20th anniversary of the EIFL Open Access Programme with a special feature about the contribution that the programme has made to facilitating the open sharing of research over two decades.

Thank you to everyone who has helped to build and shape EIFL over the years.

2023 EIFL Annual Report

EIFL news and events - სამ, 21/05/2024 - 19:23

We are pleased to announce the publication of our 2023 Annual Report, in which we share our achievements and tell the stories of people who have benefited from our work. 

In addition, the report celebrates the 20th anniversary of the EIFL Open Access Programme with a special feature about the contribution that the programme has made to facilitating the open sharing of research over two decades.

Thank you to everyone who has helped to build and shape EIFL over the years.

Building a cohort of open scholarship trainers

EIFL news and events - სამ, 21/05/2024 - 18:54

Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, will deliver a keynote address on open access and open scholarship for 35 librarians from CUUL (Consortium of Uganda University Libraries) member institutions attending a workshop titled ‘Building a Cohort of Open Scholarship Trainers to Boost Adoption of DataCite Open Infrastructure Services among the Consortium of Uganda University Libraries’. 

How to get more content for your repository

EIFL news and events - სამ, 21/05/2024 - 12:24

 Join this EIFL webinar with EIFL Open Access Programme Project Coordinator Milica Ševkušić who will share her experience at the Institute of Technical Sciences of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts on strategies to increase deposit rates, identify the right version of the article to deposit in an  institutional repository and ensure that over 90% of repository content is open access.  

WSIS +20 Forum

EIFL news and events - ორშ, 20/05/2024 - 17:34

Ramune Petuchovaite, EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme Manager, will attend the WSIS+20 Forum High-Level Event 2024 remotely. 

The Forum marks 20 years of progress made in the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). It will serve as a platform for multistakeholder discussions with the objective to take stock of the achievements and key trends, challenges and opportunities since the Geneva Plan of Action in 2003.

COAR Annual Conference 2024

EIFL news and events - ორშ, 20/05/2024 - 13:41

Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, will speak about ‘Multilingualism in Repositories’ during  the COAR (Confederation of Open Access Repositories) Annual Conference 2024 open session. 

4th KLISC International Conference

EIFL news and events - ხუთ, 16/05/2024 - 16:51

EIFL Open Access Programme Project Coordinator Milica Ševkušić will be one of the speakers at the 4th KLISC International Conference, organized by the Kenya Library and Information Services Consortium (KLISC). KLISC is EIFL’s national library consortium partner in Kenya. 

Q&A 5 - Grant call: Strengthening no-fee open access publishing in Africa

EIFL news and events - პარ, 10/05/2024 - 13:34

EIFL, AJOL (African Journals Online) and WACREN (the West and Central African Research and Education Network) have invited African organizations - legal entities that own open access (OA) journals that do not charge any fees for either authors or readers (often referred to as Diamond OA journals), and where editorial teams are based - to participate in the grant call, Strengthening no-fee open access publishing in Africa

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