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.

WHAT WE DO

IMPACT

people trained
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library proposals

NEWS

The EIFL guide is a straightforward introduction to the treaty, its key provisions, and (...)
Practical guide assists librarians, as well as their legal advisors and policy-makers, (...)
The newly updated study on copyright limitations and exceptions for libraries and (...)

BLOG

A round-up of EIFL's week at the last session in 2014 of WIPO's Standing (...)
The new edition of a prestigious work on copyright includes a reference to the work of (...)
EIFL participated in the General Assemblies, WIPO’s main policy and decision-making (...)

EVENTS

EIFL will attend the first AGM of the Copyright for Creativity coalition. (...)
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 (...)