EIFL works in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America


Connecting university students with research online

The right to read

Advocating for people with print disabilities

Power of open access

Helping doctors to access health research in Kenya 

Public Library Innovation

Changing lives of children in Kibera

EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) works with libraries to enable access to knowledge for education, learning, research and sustainable community development. Our vision is a world in which all people have the knowledge they need to achieve their full potential.


Screenshot from video recording, clockwise from top left, EIFL’s Teresa Hackett introduces speakers Dr Desmond Oriakhogba, Associate Professor, University of the Western Cape, South Africa, Dr John O. Asein, Director-General, Nigerian Copyright Commission, and Jonathan Band PLLC.
24 May 2024
At a recent webinar organized by EIFL in cooperation with the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), experts agreed that Nigeria’s Copyright Act, 2022 (adopted in 2023) is one of (...)
Image of the cover of the 2023 EIFL Annual Report, showing an Ugandan mother learning to use a computer, with a child on her lap.
21 May 2024
We are pleased to announce the publication of our 2023 Annual Report, in which we share our achievements and tell the stories of people who have benefited from our work.  In (...)
29 Apr 2024
EIFL, AJOL (African Journals Online) and WACREN (the West and Central African Research and Education Network) invite African organizations - legal entities that own open access ( (...)
26 Apr 2024
The DIAMAS (Developing Institutional Open Access Publishing Models to Advance Scholarly Communication) project has published a report investigating the financial sustainability of (...)


27 May 2024 - 31 May 2024
Geneva, Switzerland, and Online,
Ramune Petuchovaite, EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme Manager, will (...)
27 May 2024 - 31 May 2024
Tororo, Uganda
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, will deliver a keynote (...)
30 May 2024
Join the first webinar in the newly-launched DIAMAS Conversation series for (...)
03 Jun 2024
EIFL, AJOL (African Journals Online) and WACREN (the West and Central African (...)


EIFL updates lists of journals in which corresponding authors from EIFL partner countries can publish in open access


In our 2023 Annual Report we share achievements and tell the stories of some of the people who have benefited from our work. The report also celebrates the 20th anniversary of the EIFL Open Access Programme with a special feature about the contribution that the programme has made to facilitating the open sharing of research over two decades.