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Webinar: Monitoring the cost of OA

eifl licensing news - Wed, 04/12/2019 - 14:26

Within the global transition to open access, libraries are trying to understand the total cost paid to publishers, both for subscriptions to content and for publishing of open access articles by their corresponding authors. While libraries know what they pay for subscriptions, determining open access publishing costs - namely the amount of Article Processing Charges (APCs) - paid to publishers can be difficult. One way of estimating the amount spent on APCs is to look at publication output data, and calculate based on average APC data. 

EIFL signs with Mathematical Sciences Publishers

eifl licensing news - Thu, 28/11/2019 - 18:56

EIFL has signed a new agreement with Mathematical Sciences Publishers (MSP) that provides free access to MSP’s 17 journals specialized in mathematics and related sciences.

The agreement is valid until December 2022, and is open to libraries in 29 EIFL partner countries:

EIFL renews agreement for Urkund plagiarism checker

eifl licensing news - Fri, 15/11/2019 - 16:28

EIFL has signed another three-year agreement with Prio Infocenter AB to allow institutions in 39 EIFL partner countries to subscribe to the Urkund plagiarism checker at discounted rates.

Plagiarism refers to copying another person's material and using this material as if it were your own work, without quoting the originator or stating a source.

EIFL renews agreement with Edward Elgar

eifl licensing news - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 13:03

EIFL has renewed its current agreement with Edward Elgar Publishing until December 2022. Under this renewed agreement, libraries and consortia from 30 EIFL partner countries are eligible for free access Edward Elgar’s 10 journals, over 750 development studies and environment e-books, and can publish at a discounted APC (Article Processing Charge) rate in open access in their journals.

EIFL signs new agreement with De Gruyter

eifl licensing news - Mon, 28/10/2019 - 17:07

EIFL’s new agreement with the academic publisher De Gruyter offers authors from EIFL partner countries the option of publishing their articles in open access for free or at discounted Article Processing Charges (APCs) in De Gruyter’s over 440 fully open access and hybrid journals. 

The agreement, which is valid until December 2021, also provides free and discounted access to De Gruyter journals.

International Coalition of Library Consortia

eifl licensing news - Wed, 25/09/2019 - 11:57

Romy Beard, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, will co-host a break-out session at the 2019 annual European meeting of the International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC). 

This is an international event that brings together library consortia from around the world. The 2019 gathering is hosted by the Luxembourg Consortium and the National Library of Luxembourg.

OA2020 Summit of Chief Negotiators

eifl licensing news - Tue, 24/09/2019 - 15:29

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 Summit brings together stakeholders from around the world to share insights on the latest developments in the negotiation of Transformative Agreements, and to refine strategies to adapt to shifts in the OA landscape.

 

EIFL renews agreement for HeinOnline

eifl licensing news - Thu, 19/09/2019 - 17:24

EIFL has renewed its agreement with William S. Hein & Co. Through this agreement, institutions in 36 EIFL partner countries can subscribe at discounted prices to three products: the customized HeinOnline package for EIFL, the HeinOnline package for EIFL plus the Law Journals Library, and the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals.

Consortia charting new territories in open access!

eifl licensing news - Thu, 29/08/2019 - 18:08

Our Guest Blogger, Colleen Campbell, from the Open Access 2020 Initiative, reflects on the similarities between the unknown heights of the Kyrgyz mountains and knowledge locked behind subscription paywalls, and discusses how Transformative Agreements with publishers are accelerating the transition to open access. 

The Publishing Trap goes to Kyrgyzstan!

eifl licensing news - Thu, 22/08/2019 - 13:34

Our guest blogger, Dr Jane Secker, is Senior Lecturer in Educational Development at City, University of London. EIFL invited Jane and partner, Chris Morrison, Copyright, Software Licensing and Policy Manager at the University of Kent, to the 2019 EIFL General Assembly.

Legal e-resources training for Myanmar librarians

eifl licensing news - Wed, 21/08/2019 - 12:13

Librarians at the universities of Dagon and East Yangon in Yangon, Myanmar, will take part in a two-day workshop to improve their capacity to make the best use of e-resources provided through the EIFL eLibrary Myanmar project to support law faculty to deliver newly-developed courses on human rights law.  In addition librarians will be trained to assist students in planning and researching for moot courts.

Law faculty training in Myanmar

eifl licensing news - Wed, 21/08/2019 - 12:08

EIFL eLibrary Myanmar Project Capacity Building Manager, Ruth Bird, will facilitate  a three-day workshop for members of the law faculties at the universities of Dagon and East Yangon in Yangon, Myanmar.

The workshop aims to support law faculty members to deliver newly-developed courses in human rights law. Topics to be covered include how to make the best use of the legal e-resources provided through the EIFL eLibrary Myanmar project, and preparing and conducting moot courts.

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