Tag Archives: eLibrary

eLibrary Myanmar Project

(18 October 2017) There are 158 universities in Myanmar under the Ministry of Education. After years of isolation, their libraries have very limited current print collections.  What’s more, until the start of the eLibrary Myanmar project in December 2013, no universities had access to online subscription resources.  As a result, research standards and output have been […]


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Extending EIFL eLibrary Myanmar project

(21 April 2017) EIFL Director Rima Kupryte will attend the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Myanmar Department of Higher Education and EIFL for further development of university libraries in Myanmar. The MoU, which extends the EIFL eLibrary Myanmar project to reach more universities, contributes to Myanmar’s national strategy for reforming […]


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People’s Police Academy, Vietnam inaugurates e-library with RoK assistance

(12 December 2016, Hanoi) The People’s Police Academy inaugurated its e-library – a joint project with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), during a ceremony in Hanoi on 12 December. Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister of Public Security Bui Van Nam thanked the Republic of Korea (RoK) government and KOICA for assisting Vietnamese police […]


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Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies joins eLibrary Myanmar project

(5 October 2016) The Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies, which researches international relations and foreign policy issues, and whose foreign policy and strategy recommendations help guide Myanmar’s bilateral and multilateral relations, has joined the EIFL eLibrary Myanmar project. In addition to making important contributions to foreign policy formulation, the institute’s work aims to […]


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Transforming libraries in Myanmar: The e-Library Myanmar Project

(23 July 2016)  Myat Sann Nyein who has been a librarian in Myanmar since 1985 describes the challenges and success of the e-Library Myanmar Project implemented by EIFL. It began with the universities of Yangon and Mandalay and now stands at seven partner universities. 166,000 students and 4,000 academic staff at these seven now have […]


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E-libraries transform scholarship in Myanmar

(23 July 2015) For over a year now, 166,000 students and 4,000 academic staff at seven universities in Myanmar have had round-the-clock access to more than 10,000 scholarly journals and 130,000 academic books. An e-library project led by the international NGO Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) is providing instant access to resources across all disciplines […]


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eLibrary to be built at police academy in Vietnam

(16 January 2015) An electronic library will be built with Korea’s assistance at the People’s Police Academy (PPA) in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi. An explanatory session to launch the eLibrary was held on 12 January at the PPA. Over 100 officials from both Korea and Vietnam, including Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Public Security Dang Van […]


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Three more universities join the eLibrary Myanmar project

(19 December 2014) Following the success of the EIFL eLibrary Myanmar project at Yangon University and Mandalay University, Dagon University and Yadanabon University (two of the largest undergraduate universities in Myanmar) and the Yangon University of Economics have been welcomed to the project. ​The eLibrary Myanmar project was created to support educational change at an expanding range […]


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