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Training of Laos librarians

eifl licensing news - სამ, 19/01/2021 - 17:16

EIFL staff member, Jevgenija Sevcova, will train librarians in the Faculty of Law at the National University of Laos in the use of licensed e-resources.

EIFL renews Bookshare agreement

eifl licensing news - ორშ, 14/12/2020 - 17:17

EIFL has renewed its three-year agreement with Benetech, a technology company based in Silicon Valley, California, USA, for access to Bookshare, the world's largest accessible online library for people with print disabilities.

Bookshare is an online library for people who read differently because of disabilities that affect their use of traditional print - for example, blindness, visual impairment, learning disabilities, and physical disabilities, such as Parkinson’s disease and paralysis.

OA2020 Update and Summit of Chief Negotiators

eifl licensing news - სამ, 08/12/2020 - 13:42

Rima Kupryte, EIFL Director, and Romy Beard, EIFL Licensing Progamme Manager, have been invited by the Open Access (OA) 2020 Initiative and the Max Planck Society to attend the OA2020 Summit of Chief Negotiators. 

The first part of the meeting, documenting the progress of OA2020 stakeholders, will be recorded and published on the OA2020 website; the second part of the meeting, highlighting benchmarks in key areas of transformative negotiation strategies, will be reserved for OA2020 partners participating live.

EIFL & ERS sign read & publish agreement

eifl licensing news - ორშ, 07/12/2020 - 15:48

EIFL has signed a new read & publish agreement with the European Respiratory Society. The agreement, which lasts until December 2023, covers free and discounted read & publish prices for access to and publishing in its flagship journal, the European Respiratory Journal, for libraries and authors from 37 EIFL partner countries.

EIFL, CUP renew access & publishing agreement

eifl licensing news - სამ, 01/12/2020 - 17:58

EIFL has renewed its agreement with Cambridge University Press for access to and publishing in Cambridge University Press journals for a further year, until December 2021.

Free read access

Through the agreement, libraries in 11 EIFL countries can get free access to the Cambridge University Press Journals Collection of 404 titles.

Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Fiji, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, North Macedonia, Namibia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Zimbabwe

‘Waive or reduce APCs to help authors’

eifl licensing news - სამ, 17/11/2020 - 17:57

The Scholarly Kitchen, an independent blog established by the Society for Scholarly Publishing, asked EIFL to give input into a series of articles asking, ‘How Can We Achieve Equitable Participation in Open Research?’ Romy Beard, Manager of the EIFL Licensing Programme, and Rima Kupryte, Director of EIFL, responded by urging publishers to cut or waive article processing charges (APCs) to help authors from developing and transition economy countries, and to streamline

EIFL signs agreement for editing services

eifl licensing news - ოთხ, 11/11/2020 - 15:44

EIFL has signed a new agreement with Crimson Interactive to provide discounted pricing for Enago’s editing services for authors from 31 EIFL partner countries:

Albania, Armenia, Botswana, Congo, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Kosovo, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Moldova, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, North Macedonia, Palestine, Senegal, Serbia, Slovenia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Ukraine, Zambia, Zimbabwe

EIFL, SAGE renew access & publishing agreement

eifl licensing news - ორშ, 09/11/2020 - 13:21

EIFL has renewed its agreement with Sage Publications for access to and publishing in Sage Journals for a further two years, until December 2022.

Free access

Through the agreement, libraries in 11 EIFL countries can get free access to the SAGE Premier collection of 1,120 titles:

Armenia, Congo, Ethiopia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Zambia

Discounted access

EIFL agreement with World Scientific in the news

eifl licensing news - სამ, 27/10/2020 - 13:12

University World News reports on EIFL’s agreement with World Scientific Publishing to waive or discount Article Processing Charges (APCs) for corresponding authors from 34 countries, including 15 in Africa, when publishing their articles in open access in World Scientific journals. The agreement runs till December 2022.

Article title: Open access article charge waiver for more than 100 journals

Publication/media outlet:  University World News (Africa Edition)

EIFL, IWAP sign free Read & Publish agreement

eifl licensing news - ორშ, 26/10/2020 - 15:01

EIFL has signed an agreement with IWA Publishing - the publishing arm of the International Water Association - to provide free access to their 10 paywalled journals for libraries as well as free open access publishing for corresponding authors in their 15 fully open access and hybrid journals covering water, wastewater and related environmental fields. The agreement is valid until 31st December 2023.

Free reading

Libraries in 26 countries are eligible for free access to the 10 paywalled journals published by IWA Publishing:

EIFL and Brill sign three-year journals agreement

eifl licensing news - სამ, 20/10/2020 - 13:32

EIFL has signed a new agreement with Brill, which runs until 31 December 2023. The agreement includes discounted access to the Brill Humanities & Social Science, Law, and Biology journals collections for libraries in 24 EIFL partner countries:

Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Botswana, Congo, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Namibia, Nepal, Palestine, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe

New EIFL and World Scientific agreement on APCs

eifl licensing news - ოთხ, 07/10/2020 - 12:56

EIFL has signed a two-year agreement with academic publisher World Scientific. Under the agreement, corresponding authors from 34 EIFL partner countries will benefit from waived or discounted Article Processing Charges (APCs) when publishing their articles in open access in one of 111 World Scientific journals. 

Of the journals, 110 are hybrid and one is fully open access. More journals will be added during the agreement term, which ends on 31 December 2022.

Eligibility is as follows:

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