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

At the 32nd session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights ( (...)
EIFL is lending its support to the first national essay competition in Nepal on IP ( (...)
To mark UNESCO’s World Book and Copyright Day that takes place on 23 April, and WIPO (...)

BLOG

Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme manager, blogs about (...)
Tomorrow’s world: a guessing game ‘Tomorrow’s World’, BBC television’s (...)
Three days, four tracks, 75 sessions On 12th December 2015, I headed off to the (...)

EVENTS

Webinar: Learn how the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling in the case known as ‘ (...)
The Lithuanian Library for the Blind, on the occasion of its 50th anniversary and to (...)
EIFL-IP IN ACTION
Library services in Poland enter the twenty-first (...)
EIFL is working towards an international copyright (...)
To fulfill the promise of the right to read for bl (...)