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CORAL e-resources management system

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 17:14
EIFL webinar: We’re inviting librarians from EIFL partner countries to take part in this hour-long webinar about the CORAL electronic resources management system for libraries and other organizations. CORAL is available as a free, open source programme. The webinar, hosted by the EIFL Licensing Programme , is titled 'CORAL 101: An Introduction to Implementing and Navigating CORAL'.

Continuous professional development of public librarians

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 10:32
To stay relevant, public libraries must develop strong relationships with their communities, and meet their information, education or leisure needs. Also, public libraries should know local socio-economic development priorities to make sure that they can contribute to these. For librarians, this means constantly learning new skills or upgrading old ones so that that they are confidently able to offer new and innovative services to meet changing needs and priorities.

Health NCP Net 2.0 Training

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 10:18
EIFL Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma will facilitate two interactive training sessions for the Health National Contact Point Network 2.0 (Health NCP Net 2.0) in Athens, Greece.

DI4R2018 Conference

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 09:08
EIFL Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma will co-organize a session at the 2018 Digital Infrastructures for Research (DI4R2018) conference to be held at the University of Lisbon.

FOSTER Recommendations on open science training

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 13:31
The FOSTER (Facilitating Open Science Training for European Research) project has published Recommendations on open science training , written by EIFL Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma.

Technology boost for 13 public libraries in Uganda

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 17:29
EIFL welcomes the news that the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is to equip 13 public libraries with computers and the internet by the middle of June 2019. All libraries to receive the technology serve communities that have little or no access to computers and the internet.

Zambia public librarians’ training

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 16:25
Twenty-four public librarians from 12 public libraries in Zambia will attend communications and advocacy training organized by EIFL in partnership with the Library and Information Association of Zambia (LIAZ). Training will be conducted by the international communications and advocacy trainer, Kaspars Ruklis.

‘Leaning Circles’ training in Zambia

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 16:17
Twenty-four public librarians from 12 public libraries in Zambia will attend training in  ‘Social Learning Circles for Online Learners’.

Capacity building of public librarians in Zambia

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 10:49
In 2018, EIFL entered into a partnership with the Library and Information Association of Zambia (LIAZ) for a national initiative that will build digital technology and professional skills of public library staff to enable them to initiate new public library services that use technology to meet community needs. The initiative targets 12 public and community libraries in Zambia that are already equipped with computers and the internet. Two librarians from each of the 12 public libraries (a total of 24) will take part in the training.

Three OA repositories launched in Myanmar

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 17:39
Three more universities in Myanmar - Yadanabon University, Yangon University of Economics and Yezin Agricultural University - have launched institutional open access (OA) repositories, which will make their research more visible and freely available to scholars worldwide.

Conference on OA Scholarly Publishing

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 15:21
EIFL Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma will give a keynote address at the 10th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP), at the University of Vienna in Austria.

Public librarians’ training in Kenya

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 18:08
Twenty public librarians selected to be trainers within the Kenya National Library Service (KNLS) network will attend a four-day workshop on design thinking for libraries and project management.

FOSTER launches 10 online courses on Open Science

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 18:56
The European Union-funded FOSTER project has launched an online training toolkit with 10 courses about Open Science theory and practice . The courses target early career researchers.

Young African Library Innovators Initiative

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:49
Fifteen public librarians from 12 countries in Africa will travel to Indonesia and Malaysia as part of the Initiative for Young African Library Innovators 2018 (IYALI 2018).

Leading Higher Education Transformation in Myanmar

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 15:38
The British Council and University College London will host the First National Conference ‘Leading Higher Education Transformation in Myanmar’. Delegates from over 100 Myanmar universities will take part in the conference, which brings together over 200 leaders in higher education in Myanmar. The conference will cover higher education reform from the national and international perspectives, and the leadership and management skills needed for higher education reform.