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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NEWS

In December 2014, 20 participants from 11 countries (Belgium, Lithuania, Ghana, (...)
In June 2013, member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (...)
In June 2013, member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (...)

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“Copyright divide in numbers”, the graph on the first page of the newly launched ‘ (...)
We really didn’t know what to expect from the last WIPO meeting of 2014. Two (...)
In many countries, textbooks on particular areas of law such as criminal, (...)
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 (...)