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

Once again, the European Union (EU) has blocked progress at the World Intellectual (...)
EIFL is delighted that Mongolia is currently in line to become the ninth country to (...)
EIFL is participating in negotiations at the Standing Committee on Copyright and (...)

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Document delivery is a vital service in meeting the particular information needs of (...)
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 (...)

EVENTS

EIFL, in cooperation with our partners, the Nepal Library and Information Consortium (...)
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 (...)