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Uganda public librarians' training

ოთხ, 23/10/2019 - 19:00

Ten Ugandan public librarians, from Jinja, Soroti, Kamuli, Pallisa and Bugiri public libraries, are taking part in a three-day workshop on new service development, community needs assessment and impact assessment for public libraries.

Evaluation skills training in Namibia

ოთხ, 23/10/2019 - 13:22

Four public library trainers from Namibia who recently attended EIFL training in performance and outcome evaluation will pass on their knowledge and skills to their colleagues within the Namibia Library and Archives Service (NLAS) network of 65 public libraries.

Advocacy skills for Namibian librarians

ოთხ, 23/10/2019 - 12:59

Two public library trainers from Namibia who recently attended EIFL training in advocacy and communications will pass on their knowledge and skills to their colleagues within the Namibia Library and Archives Service (NLAS) network of 65 public libraries.

Webinar: Google Scholar Indexing for OJS

ოთხ, 23/10/2019 - 11:56

If you use Open Journal Systems (OJS) to publish your journals, and you wish to make sure that they are indexed with search engines, this webinar is for you.

The webinar is jointly organized EIFL in collaboration with Google Scholar. Presenter Monica Westin, from Google Scholar, will explain how the Google Scholar indexing system works, and show you how to fix common OJS indexing problems. She will also discuss best practices for OJS journal indexing and present Google Scholar indexing guidelines and resources for OJS. There will also be time for questions and discussion. 

Good practices in using Open Journal Systems

ოთხ, 23/10/2019 - 11:19

The EIFL Open Access Progamme (EIFL-OA) has released a checklist of good practices in using the free and open software Open Journal System (OJS) for journal editing and publishing. OJS is the most widely used publishing software in EIFL partner countries.

Webinar: From Open Science to Inclusive Science

ხუთ, 17/10/2019 - 19:55

EIFL and OpenAIRE are celebrating Open Access Week 2019 (21-27 October) with a series of webinars highlighting OpenAIRE activities, services and tools, and reaching out to the wider community with relevant talks. 

Webinar: Plan S compliance for OA Journals

ხუთ, 17/10/2019 - 19:49

EIFL and OpenAIRE are celebrating Open Access Week 2019 (21-27 October) with a series of webinars highlighting OpenAIRE activities, services and tools, and reaching out to the wider community with relevant talks. 

Webinar: Horizon 2020 Open Science Policies

ხუთ, 17/10/2019 - 19:43

EIFL and OpenAIRE are celebrating Open Access Week 2019 (21-27 October) with a series of webinars highlighting OpenAIRE activities, services and tools, and reaching out to the wider community with relevant talks. 

Webinar: Research Data Management

ხუთ, 17/10/2019 - 19:37

EIFL and OpenAIRE are celebrating Open Access Week 2019 (21-27 October) with a series of webinars highlighting OpenAIRE activities, services and tools, and reaching out to the wider community with relevant talks. 

Webinar: OpenAPC - cost transparency of OA publishing

ხუთ, 17/10/2019 - 19:29

EIFL and OpenAIRE are celebrating Open Access Week 2019 (21-27 October) with a series of webinars highlighting OpenAIRE activities, services and tools, and reaching out to the wider community with relevant talks. 

Webinar: How to talk to faculty about OA

ხუთ, 17/10/2019 - 13:21

Do you need advice about how to talk to researchers and top management about open access? Would you like to convince your researchers that submission of their work to repositories and open access journals is important for their reputation and visibility? Would you like to increase deposit rates in your repository? Are you wondering how to win support for open access at all levels of your institution?

Open access in Kyrgyzstan

ხუთ, 17/10/2019 - 12:22

Gwen Franck, EIFL Open Access Programme Coordinator, will give a presentation and conduct training on open science and open access at AUCA (the American University of Central Asia) as part of Open Access Week 2019 celebrations.

No borders on knowledge? WIPO debates key question

ოთხ, 16/10/2019 - 16:16

Evidence shows that libraries around the world are working under a patchwork of provisions in national copyright laws that are inconsistent and outdated, especially for online and cross-border uses, and that there is a real need for copyright law reform. 

Congratulations to five young library innovators

ორშ, 14/10/2019 - 14:19

Congratulations to five young public librarians from four African countries who have been selected to take part in the Public Library Association (PLA) 2020 Conference in the United States as part of IYALI 2020 (the Initiative for Young African Library Innovators 2020).

Webinar: Janeway publishing platform

ორშ, 14/10/2019 - 13:08

Join this webinar to learn more about Janeway, a free, open source publishing platform developed by the Centre for Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck, University of London. The webinar is jointly organized by EIFL and Open Library of Humanities.

Marrakesh Treaty: getting down to business

პარ, 11/10/2019 - 18:24

The first international workshop dedicated to operationalizing the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities among a regional group of libraries - Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Belarus and Russia - took place at the Lithuanian Library for the Blind (LAB) in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 26-27 September 2019. 

University Development in Myanmar

პარ, 11/10/2019 - 15:21

Over 150 rectors from universities across Myanmar will take part in a conference on the topic, University Development in Myanmar. 

The conference is organized by the Rectors’ Committee, and will include papers and discussion on the role of the Myanmar Teachers’ Union in higher education, how universities and industry can work together, and internationalization of Myanmar universities. 

Open access workshops in Senegal

ოთხ, 09/10/2019 - 16:40

EIFL and EIFL’s partner library consortium in Senegal,  the Consortium des Bibliothèques de l’Enseignement Supérieur du Sénégal (COBESS), will host a series of workshops on open access policies and repositories as part of Open Access Week 2019 celebrations. Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager will facilitate workshops on the following topics:

Monday, 21 October 

Looking back at 20 years of EIFL

ორშ, 07/10/2019 - 15:45

“In an unprecedented initiative called ‘Electronic Information for Libraries’ (EIFL Direct), libraries in 39 countries will have access to a wealth of electronic full-text scholarly journals.” This announcement, by press release, marked the birth of EIFL 20 years ago, on 5 October 1999.