Restrictive copyright laws create legal barriers to using resources for education, research and socio-economic development. This can have significant consequences for people who use libraries in developing and transition economy countries, where the ability to produce and use knowledge is a major factor in development.

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As Myanmar emerges from five decades of economic and political isolation, the (...)
New translations in French and Russian of 'The Marrakesh Treaty: an EIFL Guide for (...)
In December 2014, 20 participants from 11 countries (Belgium, Lithuania, Ghana, (...)

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Local users and global resources Digital technologies have changed libraries, access (...)
On 11 March 2015, the United Nations Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural (...)
“Copyright divide in numbers”, the graph on the first page of the newly launched ‘ (...)
EIFL-IP IN ACTION
Librarians in Mongolia advocate to ensure that the (...)
EIFL is working towards an international copyright (...)
To fulfill the promise of the right to read for bl (...)