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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The DIAMAS (Developing Institutional Open Access Publishing Models to Advance (...)
Respond to these two surveys to help us to better understand challenges faced by the (...)
We have updated the EIFL checklist of good practices in using the free and open (...)


In December 2023 a group of librarians and open science enthusiasts organized a (...)
Enhancing open science and open research skills in our partner countries is among (...)
Paul Muneja, Librarian at the University of Dar Es Salaam and EIFL Country and Open (...)


Join us for an online meet-up of open science trainers, where  Iryna Kuchma, EIFL (...)
EIFL will co-facilitate a regional webinar for editors and publishers of scholarly (...)
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, will participate in this two-day (...)
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


For questions, please contact the Open Access Programme Manager Iryna Kuchma: