“Open scholarship is growing in importance as a way of ensuring that there is global participation in research, improved quality and efficiency of education and science, and faster economic and social progress.
Over the next two years, the EIFL Open Access Programme will support open scholarship by focusing on four key areas: open access policies, open science training for early career researchers, sustainable open access journals and repositories, and Open Educational Resources….”
“Webinar explaining DSpace-CRIS, an extension of DSpace repository software that provides institutions with a tool to manage research information and increase visibility of the repository and its outputs”
“EIFL welcomes the adoption of an open access (OA) policy by Ghana’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, the body mandated by the government to carry out scientific and technological research for national development.
The adoption of the policy emerged out of an EIFL-funded project implemented by the CSIR’s Institute for Scientific and Technological Information (CSIR-INSTI). The project, which aims to foster development and implementation of an OA policy, started in 2015.”
“EIFL has extended its agreement with Taylor & Francis that guarantees no – or heavily reduced – Article Processing Charges (APCs) for authors from EIFL network countries when they publish in Taylor & Francis open access (OA) journals.”
“University of Mandalay and University of Yangon, this week launched institutional open access repositories, opening up their research to the world.
The repositories, which were set up with support from EIFL through the EIFL eLibrary Myanmar project, include peer-reviewed journal articles, research papers, and papers from selected international conferences.”