Launch of "Copyright for Librarians" Curriculum
24 Mar 2010
We are delighted to announce the launch of "Copyright for Librarians" - an Online Open Curriculum on Copyright Law, with Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society.
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EIFL co-launches Copyright Watch, a new online resource
14 Nov 2009
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL), and other international copyright experts have joined together to launch Copyright Watch - a public website created to centralise resources on national copyright...
EIFL meets WIPO Director General
29 Jul 2009
EIFL and IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) held a high level meeting on 30 June 2009 in Geneva with the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Mr. Francis Gurry....
Copyright Watch: an online resource
6 Mar 2009
Copyright Watch: an online resource Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) are pleased to be the founding partners for "Copyright Watch: an online resource", a collaborative effort to build a central...
WIPO library study now available in French and Spanish
18 Dec 2008
The WIPO Study on Copyright Exceptions and Limitations for Libraries and Archives prepared by Professor Kenneth Crews, Columbia University, USA is available in French and Spanish.
Étude sur les limitations et exceptions au droit d’auteur en faveur...
First announcement: eIFL-IP conference 2009
22 Oct 2008
The 2009 global eIFL-IP conference will take place in Istanbul on 26-28 March 2009. This is the second global conference and an opportunity for eIFL copyright librarians to share knowledge and experience and to learn about latest developments in...
Libraries promoting Access to Knowledge
3 Sep 2008
Access to knowledge (A2K) is essential for the functioning of a healthy and democratic society. Without a well-informed citizenry, enlightened public discussion cannot take place on political, social, environmental or economic issues. Without...
eIFL.net interviewed by ccLearn
6 May 2008
In April, eIFL.net was interviewed by Ahrash Bissell, Executive Director of ccLearn, a division of Creative Commons dedicated to realizing thefull potential of the Internet to support open learning and open educational resources (OER).Rima Kupryte,...
Many countries, one goal: Access to Knowledge
17 Apr 2008
Advocacy for Access to Knowledge: copyright and libraries. eIFL-IP global conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 4-5 April 2008
Participants from forty eIFL member countries spent two days updating their knowledge and sharing experiences on the policy and...
New grants for eIFL-IP
7 Dec 2007
eIFL-IP receives grants from the Ford Foundation and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.eIFL.net is pleased to announce that it has been awarded new grants by two prestigious Foundations that seek to improve lives and create...