EIFL Webinar on Open Access Journals & Books

EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) is a not-for-profit organization that works with libraries to enable access to knowledge in developing and transition economy countries in Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America.

The EIFL Open Access Programme and the EIFL Licensing Programme will hold a joint webinar to show how to search for and find Open Access e-resources. Dom Mitchell from the Directory of Open Access Journals - DOAJ and Ronald Snijder from the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) will join us to present the respective platforms and answer any questions.


DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality OA peer-reviewed journals. Currently it includes 10,240 OA journals (6,097 of them are searchable at article level) from 136 Countries (1,842,976 OA articles). Dom Mitchell, Community Manager, DOAJ, will provide updates about DOAJ.

DOAB is an online directory that indexes and provides access to academic OA peer-reviewed books. Currently it includes 2757 OA academic peer-reviewed books from 94 publishers. Ronald Snijder, OAPEN Foundation and DOAB, will talk about DOAB.


Date: 11 March 2015

Time: 10:00 GMT / 11:00 CET

Target audience: researchers, librarians, editors and publishers.


You can find more info on the EIFL Website - please note that you need to register (for free) for the webinar.



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