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Webinar: Pursuing open at Iowa State University

ხუთ, 28/05/2020 - 12:26

In this EIFL webinar, guest speaker Curtis Brundy, Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Communications and Collections at Iowa State University, will share his experience of how the university is supporting openness through principles, strategy and agreements with publishers. The webinar will cover:

Webinar: Subscription cancellations and alternative access options

ორშ, 18/05/2020 - 18:28

This EIFL webinar will cover subscription cancellations and alternative access options. Our guest speakers Colleen Campbell, Partner Development at OA2020, and Britt-Marie Wideberg, Coordinator of Bibsam, the Consortium of University and Research Libraries of Sweden, will discuss why the libraries and consortia decided to cancel some of their journal subscriptions, how they secured stakeholder buy-in for the cancellation, how they planned for it, and how they communicated it to users - and what alternative access options are available to their users.
 

Helping researchers handle APCs in Serbia

სამ, 07/04/2020 - 11:29

EIFL Guest Blogger, EIFL Open Access Programme Coordinator in Serbia, Milica Ševkušić, shares ideas for helping Serbian researchers obtain discounts and waivers and for raising researchers’ awareness about Article Processing Charges (APCs).

EIFL signs open access agreements with publishers

შაბ, 04/04/2020 - 15:31

Researchers in EIFL partner countries can now publish their articles in open access with waived or discounted Article Processing Charges (APCs) in 780 journals as a result of agreements signed by EIFL with publishers.

In developing countries, budgets for research are low or non-existent. This makes it difficult for researchers to publish their articles in open access in journals that charge APCs. To support researchers from these countries, EIFL negotiates with publishers for free or discounted APCs. 

Webinar: Developments in OA books

ორშ, 23/03/2020 - 21:38

We’re inviting librarians, publishers, researchers and students to join this EIFL webinar  about new developments in open book publishing. The guest speaker is Lucy Barnes, editor and outreach coordinator at Open Book Publishers (OBP).

EIFL renews with Cambridge University Press

სამ, 03/03/2020 - 08:58

EIFL’s renewed agreement with Cambridge University Press (CUP), which runs until December 2020, includes free and discounted access to 412 Cambridge University Press Journals for 29 EIFL partner countries.

EIFL visit to National University of Laos

ოთხ, 12/02/2020 - 11:12

Rima Kupryte, EIFL Director, will travel to Laos on an exploratory visit to prepare for a project in which EIFL will provide access to e-resources at the National University of Laos (NUOL) and train librarians in the use of e-resources. The project is a partnership with the University of Luxembourg. 

Kupryte will visit the NUOL Faculty of Law and Political Science Library and NUOL Central Library to understand the university’s library system, internet infrastructure, library training activities and skills and capacity of librarians.