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

European Commission proposals for European Union (EU) copyright reform are entering (...)
A joint statement by EIFL, IFLA and EBLIDA urges European Union (EU) governments not (...)
EIFL was an active participant during negotiations over five years at the World (...)

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EIFL joined a 13-strong team representing the world’s libraries, archives and (...)
EIFL joins the World Blind Union and our global partners in celebrating the entry (...)
This blog, by EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager Teresa Hackett, was (...)

EVENTS

Gwen Franck, EIFL Open Access Programme Coordinator, will attend the general (...)
The 34th session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Standing (...)
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 (...)