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

On 26-27 October 2017, EIFL participated in two stakeholder meetings organized by (...)
An EIFL review of Malawi’s Copyright Act of 2016 has found that although the new law (...)
On 12-13 September 2017, over 50 participants from eight countries met in Lesotho, (...)

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On 9 May 2017, a five year court battle between publishers and universities finally (...)
EIFL had two experienced representatives at the World Intellectual Property (...)
EIFL is participating in Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week, an annual celebration designed (...)

EVENTS

Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, will present an (...)
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 (...)