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Myanmar librarians’ study tour to Hongkong

ოთხ, 01/06/2016 - 18:23

Ten librarians from EIFL’s partner universities in the EIFL eLibrary Myanmar project will travel to Hong Kong on a five-day study tour organized by EIFL in partnership with the University of Hong Kong Library.

DBS Library Annual Seminar

ოთხ, 01/06/2016 - 17:47

Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, will attend the annual Dublin Business School (DBS) Library seminar on 10 June 2016.

The programme includes presentations on a diverse range of practical and policy topics connected to the digital environment, including information literacy and open source tools for libraries.

EC Projects Collaboration Meeting

ოთხ, 25/05/2016 - 13:13

Project THOR (Technical and Human infrastructure for Open Research), in partnership with the AARC (Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration) and OpenAIRE (Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe) projects, are hosting a one-­day meeting to identify co­working and cooperation opportunities and to agree on a roadmap for future collaboration and joint events.

Research Data Management webinar

სამ, 24/05/2016 - 16:35

Webinar: OpenAIRE and EUDAT are co-presenting this webinar which aims to introduce researchers and others to the concept of research data management (RDM).


სამ, 24/05/2016 - 15:51

We are pleased to announce the publication of our 2015 Annual Report, celebrating achievements of our programmes and projects during the year.

Thank you to everyone who worked with us in 2015. 

The Seattle Star - WIPO’s copyright committee

სამ, 24/05/2016 - 15:22

Article title: User Content Platforms Take the Heat for Artists’ Struggles at WIPO

Publication/media outlet: The Seattle Star

Date published: 19 May 2016

Africa Library Summit Inspired by Spirit of Change

პარ, 20/05/2016 - 12:29

EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) manager Ramune Petuchovaite attended the 2nd African Public Libraries Summit in Mbabane, Swaziland, from 30 April to 1 May 2016. Ramune was inspired to meet a new corps of young African library leaders and to see them engage in lively discussion about library innovation and community development.

The 'TU Darmstadt' case - a landmark ruling for libraries

ხუთ, 19/05/2016 - 23:12

Webinar: Learn how the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling in the case known as ‘TU Darmstadt’ affects the work of libraries in European Union member states, and beyond.

What happened at WIPO’s copyright committee?

ხუთ, 19/05/2016 - 13:11

At the 32nd session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR/32) that met in Geneva from 9 – 13 May 2016, member states advanced discussion on three topics: libraries and archives working across borders, the need for libraries to be allowed to buy books available in other countries, and the right to use orphan works.

Advanced e-resources skills training for Kenyan public librarians

ორშ, 16/05/2016 - 17:48

Thirty public librarians and public library directors will attend advanced e-resources skills training organized by EIFL and EIFL’s partner organizations in Kenya.

Dialogue on professional development of public librarians in three African countries

ორშ, 16/05/2016 - 17:30

Library leaders from three countries in Africa – Ghana, Kenya and Uganda – are to meet with EIFL and other public library stakeholders to discuss continuous professional development of public librarians in these countries.

Delegates include representatives of Ghana Library Authority, Kenya National Library Service and the National Library of Uganda. Other EIFL partners from Africa will also attend the meeting.

Kenya public library stakeholders’ meeting

ორშ, 16/05/2016 - 11:56

Professional development of public librarians in Kenya will be the topic of discussion when EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) manager Ramune Petuchovaite meets public library stakeholders and EIFL partners in Kenya.

Serbia Public Library Advocacy Initiative

ორშ, 16/05/2016 - 10:19

Over 25 public librarians will attend a two-day EIFL workshop that aims to build a common vision for a public library advocacy and communications strategy that will shape the development of new public library services in Serbia.

Discussion will focus on how public libraries can use information and communication technology (ICT) to serve community ICT skills and information needs; resourcing of public libraries to meet community needs, and development of shared advocacy goals.

Ghana public library stakeholders' meeting

პარ, 13/05/2016 - 16:20

EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) manager Ramune Petuchovaite is to meet public library stakeholders and EIFL partners in Ghana to discuss continuing professional development of public librarians.

At the meeting, representatives of government, the public library sector and training providers will discuss the current situation with respect to professional development of public librarians, identify training gaps and needs and share ideas about providing further training.

Call closed: EIFL Public Library Innovation Award

ოთხ, 11/05/2016 - 10:15

NOTE - this call is now closed. The deadline for applications has passed and no further applications will be accepted.

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

Open Peer Review: Models, benefits and limitations

ორშ, 09/05/2016 - 19:59

The OpenAIRE workshop ‘Open Peer Review: Models, benefits and limitations’ will take place in conjunction with the ELPUB 2016 Conference.

The workshop is aimed at publishers, journal editors, librarians, repository managers, researchers and all others who are interested in and/or dealing with new models of open peer review.

H2020 Open Research Data Pilot

ორშ, 09/05/2016 - 19:40

Are you a part of a Horizon 2020-funded project? Would you like to know more about how to comply with the Open Research Data Pilot?

EIFL-PLIP grantee named WSIS 2016 Champion

ორშ, 09/05/2016 - 19:36

Congratulations to  ‘Luyben Karavelov’ Regional Library in Ruse, Bulgaria, for winning a World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) 2016 Champion Award for their Fun Financial Literacy training programme for children and youth, which was funded by EIFL.

infojustice.org posts EIFL copyright blog

ორშ, 09/05/2016 - 14:54

Article title: Highlights From Two Global Copyright Days

Publication/media outlet: infojustice.org

Date published: 06 April 2016