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WIPO Copyright Committee (37th Session)

EIFL-OA news and events - ორშ, 18/12/2017 - 17:18

The 37th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) takes place in Geneva from 26 - 30 November 2018.

EIFL will participate in the session when delegates from WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) member states will discuss limitations and exceptions for libraries and archives, education and research, and a proposed treaty for the protection of broadcast organizations, among other topics.

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WIPO Copyright Committee (36th Session)

EIFL-OA news and events - ორშ, 18/12/2017 - 16:06

The 36th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) takes place in Geneva from 28 May to 1 June 2018.

EIFL will participate in the session when delegates from WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) member states will discuss limitations and exceptions for libraries and archives, education and research, and a proposed treaty for the protection of broadcast organizations, among other topics.

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Great exam results! Support our project in Ghana!

EIFL-OA news and events - ხუთ, 14/12/2017 - 19:03

The EIFL-supported ‘Hands-on computer classes for 1,800 Ghana children’ project has contributed to an 81% pass rate in the information and communications technology (ICT) exam pass rate at 17 schools in poor and rural areas of Ghana.

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Serbian Library Association Conference

EIFL-OA news and events - ორშ, 11/12/2017 - 19:45

The experience and results of the Serbian Public Library Advocacy Initiative, supported by EIFL, will feature at the14th conference of the Serbian Library Association, which takes place at the National Library of Serbia in Belgrade.

About 200 Serbian librarians are expected to attend the conference, which addresses the themes of advocacy, promoting library services and lobbying.

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EIFL e-Library Myanmar project

EIFL-OA news and events - ორშ, 11/12/2017 - 13:22

EIFL Director Rima Kupryte will travel to Myanmar to launch the third phase of the EIFL e-Library Myanmar project, extending the project to reach six more universities.

Phase III of the project takes place in 2018-2019, contributing to Myanmar’s national strategy for reforming higher education. Kupryte will meet with the Director General for Higher Education and the rectors of the six universities that are joining the project.

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Webinar: Impactstory for researchers

EIFL-OA news and events - კვი, 10/12/2017 - 18:00

EIFL webinar: Impactstory is an open-source website that helps researchers to track the global reach and impact of their research online. Impactstory collates data about mentions of research outputs in social media, and other online news media, enabling researchers to share stories about the the reach and impact of their research.

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Webinar: Q&A on DSpace Software

EIFL-OA news and events - პარ, 08/12/2017 - 17:28

EIFL webinar: Do you have questions about the DSpace free and open source repository software package typically used for creating open access repositories for scholarly digital content? Join this EIFL webinar with Nason Bimbe (ex-IDS - Institute of Development Studies; now a freelance consultant), Evan Njoroge (Knowledge Management officer at Kenya Revenue Authority) and Felix Kibet Rop (Technologist at University of Nairobi, Kenya).

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Internet Governance Forum 2017

EIFL-OA news and events - სამ, 05/12/2017 - 13:10

EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) Advisor for Initiatives for Africa, Janet Sawaya, will attend the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2017. The theme of the IGF this year is ‘Shape Your Digital Future!’.  

The IGF is a multistakeholder space that brings together stakeholders from government, industry and civil society to discuss public policy issues relating to the internet.

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6th African Internet Governance Forum

EIFL-OA news and events - ორშ, 04/12/2017 - 10:27

The Dynamic Coalition on Public Access in Libraries (DC-PAL) is organizing a session on the critical role of public libraries in Africa in providing public internet access during the 6th African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF). EIFL is a co-founder of the DC-PAL.

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Help children in Ghana pass exams!

EIFL-OA news and events - პარ, 01/12/2017 - 13:52

A big thank you to everyone who donated to our 'Hands-on computer classes for 1,800 Ghana children' project on #GivingTuesday! 

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Apply now! EIFL Public Library Innovation Award

EIFL-OA news and events - პარ, 01/12/2017 - 12:13

We are delighted to announce that the new EIFL Public Library Innovation Award - for public library services that improve lives - is now open for applications.

The award is open to all public and community libraries in developing and transition countries that use digital technology (ICT) to improve lives in their communities by addressing any of the following issues, which are included in the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development:

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Call on Asia-Pacific region: join Marrakesh Treaty

EIFL-OA news and events - ხუთ, 30/11/2017 - 17:54

To mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December, three global organizations, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Blind Union-Asia Pacific (WBUAP) and EIFL developed an Issue Brief for the Asia-Pacific region to raise awareness about the Marrakesh Treaty for people with print disabilities , and to call on governments in the region to join the Treaty.

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Libraries at WIPO: progress on action plan

EIFL-OA news and events - ხუთ, 30/11/2017 - 15:20

Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports on a busy week advocating for libraries at the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR/35) which met in Geneva from 13-17 November 2017.

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Webinar: Use of OA repository content

EIFL-OA news and events - ხუთ, 30/11/2017 - 11:38

EIFL webinar: Would you like to learn more about how repositories track use and re-use of open access (OA) research? Join our webinar with Isabel Bernal, DIGITAL.CSIC manager, who will share good practice examples from DIGITAL.CSIC, the institutional repository of the Spanish National Research Council.

The webinar will also promote new open metrics for assessing and evaluating the impact of research.

Date: 15 December 2017

Time: 11:00 - 12:00 GMT

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OA policy workshop in Malawi

EIFL-OA news and events - ხუთ, 30/11/2017 - 10:51

Mzuzu University Library and Learning Resources Centre will host an open access (OA) policy workshop to take forward development of an institutional OA policy for Mzuzu University, which is widely known as as MZUNI.

EIFL Open Access Country Coordinator from Kenya, Rosemary Otando, has been invited to speak at the workshop, which will bring together management, directors, deans of faculties, heads of departments and students’ representatives to comment on a draft OA policy prepared by the MZUNI OA Initiative Working Group.

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DI4R 2017 Conference

EIFL-OA news and events - სამ, 28/11/2017 - 16:38

Europe's leading e-infrastructures will host the second Digital Infrastructures for Research (DI4R 2017) Conference, which will be held at the SQUARE meeting centre in Brussels.

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FOSTER data management training

EIFL-OA news and events - სამ, 28/11/2017 - 15:13

EIFL Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma will demonstrate useful Data Management Planning tools at this FOSTER (Facilitating Open Science Training for European Research) training for Research Executive Agency (REA) project officers of the European Commission (EC).

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FOSTER policy training for EC

EIFL-OA news and events - სამ, 28/11/2017 - 12:52

EIFL Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma will provide an overview and definitions of open science, open access and open data at this FOSTER (Facilitating Open Science Training for European Research) training for project officers of the European Commission and Research Executive Agency.

Kuchma will also speak about open access (OA) policies and OA publication requirements of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 (H2020) project. EIFL OA Programme coordinator Gwen Franck will facilitate the training.

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EIFL at WIPO SCCR/35

EIFL-OA news and events - შაბ, 25/11/2017 - 15:09

EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager Teresa Hackett attended the 35th meeting of WIPO’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) which met from 13 - 17 November in Geneva.

The SCCR, which meets twice a year, featured six eminent professors who gave presentations on topics currently under discussion by the committee, that included presentation of an updated study on limitations and exceptions for libraries and archives by Professor Kenneth Crews.

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EIFL webinar: Checking e-resources overlap

EIFL-OA news and events - ხუთ, 16/11/2017 - 13:51

Some subscription journals or e-books are available from more than one provider, included in direct publishing packages and packages from aggregators. When libraries consider new e-resources for subscription, it is important to check that the content is not included in e-resources that have already been subscribed to.

There will be two webinar presenters. Each will present a tool which can be used to check for overlap between different e-resources packages.

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