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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Twenty participants from 11 countries in Africa, Europe, and from the US joined a webinar (...)
Libraries are key to the success of the treaty and need to be involved in the development (...)
The EIFL guide is a straightforward introduction to the treaty, its key provisions, and (...)

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Will 2015 be the year of European copyright reform? (...)
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-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 (...)