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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. Read the press release or Go straight to the curriculum!
Chinese version - Statement of Principles on Copyright Exceptions and Limitations for Libraries 22 Dec 2009
与图书馆和档案馆相关的著作权例外和限制原则的声明The Statement of Principles on Copyright Exceptions and Limitations for Libraries by EIFL, IFLA and LCA are now available in Chinese. Many thanks to Ms Lingling Zhou, National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences for...
French version - Statement of Principles on Copyright Exceptions and Limitations for Libraries available in French 27 Nov 2009
Déclaration De Principes sur les Exceptions et Limitations Du Droit D'auteur pour les Bibliothèques et Archives par EIFL, IFLA, Library Copyright Alliance.The Statement of Principles on Copyright Exceptions and Limitations for Libraries by EIFL,...
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...
Statement of Principles on Copyright Exceptions and Limitations for Libraries online 24 Oct 2009
The Statement of Principles on Copyright Exceptions and Limitations for Libraries by EIFL, IFLA and LCA are available online in English and Polish. The international library community believes that there is an immediate need for a new understanding...
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....
Statement by EIFL-IP librarians on World Book and Copyright Day, 23 April 2009 22 Apr 2009
At the Second Global EIFL-IP conference in Istanbul in March 2009, librarians from thirty-nine developing and transition countries decided to highlight the importance of users’ rights for libraries and education to mark the occasion of World Book...
EIFL-IP global conference takes place in Istanbul 26-28 March 2009 18 Mar 2009
EIFL-IP returns to Istanbul in March for the second global conference for EIFL-IP coordinators This year the focus is on participation and knowledge-sharing with built-in Q&A time, Regional Roundtable Discussion Groups and EIFL-IP’s first...
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...
EIFL response to European Commission Green Paper Copyright in the Knowledge Economy 17 Dec 2008
The EIFL response to the European Commission Green Paper "Copyright in the Knowledge Economy" is available online. eIFL made general remarks, including how the EU copyright acquis impacts on eIFL members worldwide, and responded to specific...
EIFL welcomes Study on Copyright Exceptions and Limitations for Libraries and Archives 30 Oct 2008
Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) welcomes the publication of a new study on copyright exceptions and limitations for libraries and archives. The study was commissioned by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and prepared by...
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...
Road-testing ahead: new copyright course scrutinised by librarians from eleven countries 7 Oct 2008
Associates at the Mortensen Center for International Library Programs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are road-testing the first modules of a new copyright course for librarians during September and October 2008. The course is...
Teresa Hackett delivers the 18th Annual Mortenson Distinguished Lecture 9 Sep 2008
Teresa Hackett, eIFL-IP Programme Manager, will deliver the 18th Annual Mortenson Distinguished Lecture at the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs on 17th September 2008. The Mortenson Center seeks to strengthen international ties...
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...
Winners announced: "Copyright for Librarians: a Distance Learning Course" 15 Jan 2008
In October 2007, we began the search for a name for the eIFL-Berkman library copyright course that would accurately describe the different elements: it’s about copyright, from the perspective of libraries, it’s a training course and it’s delivered...
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...