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EIFL at IFLA 2019

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:26
Rima Kypryte, EIFL Director, and Ramune Petuchovaite, EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme Manager, will participate in the 2019 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions World Library and Information Congress (IFLA WLIC 2019). The theme of the congress is Libraries: dialogue for change.

High-level seminar in Africa on copyright reform

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:52
On 12-13 June 2019, heads of copyright offices from more than 40 African states will meet in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss copyright limitations and exceptions for libraries, archives, and education in the African region. The regional seminar is jointly organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO). The objective of the seminar is to analyze the situation of libraries, archives and educational institutions, and copyright limitations and exceptions in WIPO member states in Africa, and to define areas for action.

Myanmar Education Research and Learning Portal

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 10:50
Free and open access to research in Myanmar will grow dramatically as a result of an exciting new project that will establish a national portal for journal articles, theses and dissertations, conference proceedings and other research output from Myanmar universities.

Webinar: Open Knowledge Maps

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 18:14
Librarians, researchers and students are invited to join this EIFL webinar about Open Knowledge Maps , an interface that searches databases for research and presents search results visually, in the form of knowledge maps. The knowledge maps provide an instant overview of a topic by showing the main areas researched at a glance, and papers related to each area. Papers found are clustered together into similar topics.

Myanmar Universities’ Research Conference 2019

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 11:30
Rima Kupryte, EIFL Director, and Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, are to present a paper at the Myanmar Universities’ Research Conference 2019. The theme of the conference, which takes place at the University of Yangon, is 'Nation Building through Quality Research and Innovation'.  

Yangon 'Effective Training' workshop

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 20:40
EIFL e-Library Myanmar project partner universities - University of Yangon, Universities' Central Library, Yangon University of Economics,  East Yangon and West Yangon universities, Dagon University, Sittwe University and Mawlamyine University - are to attend a three-day workshop on ‘Effective Training’. Each university will be represented by librarians who train faculty and students to navigate through licensed e-resources and manage references for research publications.

Webinar: Open Access and the Humanities: A Train the Trainer Perspective

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 11:54
This train-the-trainer webinar, hosted by EIFL and FOSTER Open Science, aims to develop and deepen understanding of the topic, 'Open Access and the Humanities', and of the tools and methods available to trainers. Participants will learn about the challenges faced in training humanities researchers on open access, and the issues and challenges faced by humanists. There will be discussion of future collaboration, and a programme of events and activities to enable collaboration and learning.  Date and time: 21 May, 13.00 CEST.  

2018 EIFL Annual Report

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 16:02
We are pleased to announce the publication of our 2018 Annual Report, celebrating achievements of our programmes and projects during the year. Thank-you to everyone who worked with us in 2018. READ NOW Read the online version of the Annual Report here . Download the low resolution PDF version of the Annual Report here .

eLibrary Myanmar Project training

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 12:27
EIFL e-Library Myanmar project partner universities - University of Yangon, Universities' Central Library, Yangon University of Economics,  East Yangon and West Yangon universities, Dagon University, Sittwe University and Mawlamyine University - are to attend a three-day workshop on ‘Effective Training’. Each university will be represented by librarians who train faculty and students to navigate through licensed e-resources and manage references for research publications.

WIPO Regional Seminar in Africa

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 12:06
A delegation from EIFL will participate in the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) Regional Seminar for the African region on libraries, archives, museums, and educational and research institutions.

Training Namibian public library trainers

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 15:47
Seventeen trainers from public libraries in Namibia will attend two EIFL workshops on the topics, how to evaluate new public library services (two days), and communications and advocacy (two days). The 17 trainees were selected by Namibia Library and Archives Service (NLAS) to become trainers within the NLAS network of 65 public libraries. They will pass on their learning and skills to other librarians in the NLAS network.