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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EIFL had two experienced representatives at the World Intellectual Property (...)
News flash: on 15 May 2017, the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic deposited its (...)
EIFL is delighted to announce that our popular library guide to the Marrakesh Treaty (...)

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EIFL had two experienced representatives at the World Intellectual Property (...)
EIFL is participating in Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week, an annual celebration designed (...)
EIFL joined a 13-strong team representing the world’s libraries, archives and (...)

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EIFL will take part in the 2017 International Federation of Library Associations and (...)
The 35th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights ( (...)
EIFL-IP IN ACTION
Library services in Poland enter the twenty-first (...)
EIFL is working towards an international copyright (...)
EIFL supports the Marrakesh Treaty and its impleme (...)