The Innovative Libraries program supports capacity-building projects in the fields of science, technology and medicine – through training, education, infrastructure digitization and preservation of information.
Learn more about our Innovative Library projects with stories ranging from digitization to training, library needs assessments and repackaging critical health care information.
Elsevier Foundation awards the GWU Medical Center Training project a $50,000 grant Talent and drive are abundant in Eritrea, but poor infrastructure—low bandwidth, few computers, books or trained… Read more
A three year project in 15 public libraries to improve access to health information Since the 1960′s, Book Aid International and Kenya National Library Service (KNLS) have worked… Read more
Providing Critical Online Research Skills Training The Medical Library Association/Librarians Without Borders® (LWB) and Elsevier first teamed up in 2007 with the launch of the “E-Library Training Initiative”… Read more
In developing countries, libraries are often a hub of activity not only for information resources and services, but also for building foundational skills and knowledge within various user… Read more
In January 2010, Elsevier’s Library Connect covered Makerere University’s unique project. At Makerere University in Uganda, finding ways to share knowledge and information throughout a country with limited internet access… Read more
Strengthening Usage skills at the University of Port Harcourt In October 2009, a “Train the Trainer” HINARI workshop was held at the University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria…. Read more
Elsevier Foundation Funds FARM-Africa Project to Help African Farming communities Sisilia Gabriel created a business plan for her raffia weaving business and priced her baskets fairly. Her new… Read more
Providing Critical Online Research Skills Training The Medical Library Association and Elsevier first teamed up in 2007 with the launch of “Librarians Without Borders®” to provide critical online… Read more