Tag Archives: EIFL

Library consortium formed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Bibliothèques Académiques du Congo (COBAC) was launched in 2015 after two years of  consultation with EIFL. This gives them access to a wide range of hight-quality, commercial electronic resources – such as databases, e-books and e-journals – which are … Continue reading

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Open Access Campaign in Zambia

EIFL ( Electronic Information for Libraries ) is pleased to announce  a new six month project with the Zambia Library Consortium (ZALICO) that will advocate for open access ( OA ) publishing and sharing in Zambia. The project aims to … Continue reading

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Open Access – what Eifl is doing in Africa

Eifl works in a number of African countries and others around the world. Working with libraries they provide resources and training to familiarise people with the open access resources which are available through the internet. These are some of the projects … Continue reading

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Using tablets in libraries

Tablets have been used in a pilot programme by Book Aid International for reading in the Children’s Corners in a number of Kenyan libraries. Tablets encourage use of the library’s resources; and the children soon develop digital skills that will … Continue reading

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Open Access: Knowledge Sharing and Sustainable Scholarly Communication in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

An EIFL project, funded by the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (SPIDER) to run until June 2014. It is being implemented with the Kenya Library & Information Services Consortium (KLISC), the Consortium for Tanzania Universities and Research Libraries (COTUL), and the Consortium of … Continue reading

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Award Opportunity for Library Services that Empower Women and Girls

EIFL’s ( Electronic Information for Libraries ) Public Library Innovation Programme ( EIFL-PLIP ) celebrated International Women’s Day with a new award call- for public and community libraries that empower women and girls through information and communication technology ( ICT … Continue reading

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Project for open access policies in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda

SPIDER –“Open access: knowledge sharing and sustainable scholarly communication in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda” is a new EIFL regional project funded by Spider, the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions … The aim of the project is to raise visbility … Continue reading

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Award for Libraries Promoting Social Inclusion

EIFL’s ( Electronic Information for Libraries ) Public Library Innovation Programme ( EIFL-PLIP ) is offering a new award- for library services using Information and Communication Technology ( ICT ) to contribute to social inclusion in the community. The award … Continue reading

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e-Health – the first OA repository in Tanzania launches

e-Health is a digital open access repository of published and unpublished material contributed by government, researchers, academics, students and others interested in health in Tanzania. It is coordinated by Ifakara Health Institute, runs on EPrints and is hosted by the … Continue reading

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E-Health Corners Contribute to Community Health

Health workers are making good use of the Kenya National Library Service’s e-health corners for research and study and to seek information about treatment of illnesses. The e-health corners – dedicated space where health workers can use the internet to … Continue reading

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