Open access – the immediate, online, free and unrestricted availability of peer-reviewed research literature, and open science – collaborative and transparent research, are powerful solutions to the barriers that researchers in developing and transition countries face trying to access and share critical research that can improve people’s lives.



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NEWS is an open access multidisciplinary publishing platform for Georgian (...)
A project supported by EIFL has strengthened understanding of open access publishing (...)
Dr Lidia Brito, UNESCO Regional Director for Southern Africa, launched the UNESCO (...)


Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, provides an update on SUES, an (...)
Lorraine Estelle, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, discusses the main routes for (...)
Lorraine Estelle, EIFL Licensing Programme Manager, analyses the amount of research (...)


EIFL's five-day open science train-the-trainer bootcamp aims to strengthen the (...)
Rima Kupryte, EIFL Director, and Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, (...)
EIFL partners in this major 50-country European Un (...)
EIFL projects contribute to open access and open s (...)
EIFL helps launch a national open access policy an (...)
EIFL was the first organization to introduce open access in many countries, including China and South Africa … EIFL has helped raise awareness of open access globally.
Melissa Hagemann, Senior Programme Manager, Open Society Foundations


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