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 24 hour access to more than 14,000 scholarly journals and 150,000 eBooks. EIFL negotiated access to over 40 e-resources and a license to EDS.

Myat Sann Nyein describes the challenges, training for librarians, faculty and students, and awareness raising and advocacy.

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