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Finance Ministers urged: ‘Support public internet access through libraries’

პარ, 15/04/2016 - 09:50

EIFL has joined 14 other international organizations in signing a letter calling for universal, open, secure, and affordable broadband connectivity, with full protection of human rights.

The letter calls on Finance Ministers, who are taking part in the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings in Washington from 15 - 17 April 2016, to support facilities such as public libraries to provide access to information and communication technology (ICT).

Global Connect Initiative Conference

ხუთ, 14/04/2016 - 10:32

EIFL will join IFLA (the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) and other library organizations in the series of stakeholders’ meetings during the Global Connect Initiative Conference, co-hosted by the World Bank and U.S. Department of State.

Webinar on how to upgrade DSpace

ოთხ, 13/04/2016 - 16:14

Would you like to upgrade your open access (OA) repository to the newer version of DSpace? Join us for this free webinar with Nason Bimbe (Institute of Development Studies, United Kingdom) and Hilton Gibson (Stellenbosch University, South Africa) and learn:

PASTEUR4OA Final Conference: Green Light for Open Access

პარ, 08/04/2016 - 15:08

The PASTEUR4OA project final conference: Green Light for Open Access: Aligning Europe’s Open Access Policies comes at a time of high interest in open access (OA) and growing recognition of the many benefits of OA, which include more equal access to information, increased visibility for authors and an accelerated pace of research and discovery.

Revisiting open access journal policies and practices in Serbia

პარ, 08/04/2016 - 15:01

EIFL is delighted to announce a new 10-month project in Serbia, titled ‘Revisiting open access journal policies and practices in Serbia’, with the Serbian Library Consortium for Coordinated Acquisition (KoBSON - EIFL’s partner consortium in Serbia) and the National Library of Serbia.

The project will improve visibility of Serbian OA journals, and enhance their attractiveness for researchers – both readers and authors.

EIFL calls for ambitious copyright reform in Europe

ხუთ, 07/04/2016 - 15:27

EIFL has joined an open letter addressed to senior figures at the European Commission responsible for the digital single market. In the context of current copyright reforms, the letter asks that the Commission delivers on promises for ambitious reform so that copyright is fit for purpose in the digital environment, and that strengthens fundamental principles of rights to access knowledge.

The letter is co-signed by a coalition representing libraries, museums, consumers, digital rights groups, internet service providers and IT companies from all over Europe.

Webinar - how to make the DSpace repository your own

სამ, 05/04/2016 - 15:07

Have you just set up your open access repository using DSpace free and open source software? Join us for this free webinar with Nason Bimbe (Institute of Development Studies, United Kingdom) and Hilton Gibson (Stellenbosch University, South Africa) and learn about the following essential post-installation tasks:

Tasks to be completed immediately: