Lithuania
EIFL in Lithuania

EIFL has been working in Lithuania since 1999.

We supported the creation of the Lithuanian Research Library Consortium (LMBA),  and through this partnership, libraries in Lithuania are providing access to a wide range of scholarly e-resources.

In Lithuania, EIFL has supported national and institutional open access awareness raising and advocacy workshops that have resulted in the launch of an open access publishing platform which now hosts all Lithuanian journals and the creation of a number of open access repositories in the country (which continues to grow).

EIFL has provided training and a support service to raise awareness of library copyright issues, and to assist with copyright questions.

We also engaged with public libraries in Lithuania resulting in innovative pilot projects that are helping libraries meet the information needs of their communities.

Library Consortium Information

Consortium:
Lithuanian Research Library Consortium (LMBA)
Type of members:

University libraries, college libraries, the National and special libraries, research institutes, and county public libraries.

Members:
EIFL-Licensed resources:

View the complete list of e-resourcestechnology products and Article Processing Charges that have been negotiated for members of LMBA. For more information please contact the Licensing coordinator for Lithuania.

Media

Lithuanian Science Research Council interview with Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma

FACTS

1

EIFL started working in Lithuania in 1999.

2

EIFL works with 53 institutions in Lithuania through the library consortium.

3

EIFL has supported the Lithuanian Research Library Consortium (LMBA) in open access advocacy which resulted in the adoption of a new law in 2009 requiring online access to publicly-funded research.

 

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