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

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NEWS

Libraries rely on copyright exceptions and limitations to allow everyday uses of (...)
In a written submission to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), one of the two (...)
On 28 January 2019, the Kingdom of Thailand deposited its instrument of accession at (...)

BLOG

Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, attended the 37th (...)
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager participated in the (...)
EIFL is participating in Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week, an annual celebration designed (...)

EVENTS

The 38th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights ( (...)
The 39th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights ( (...)
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 (...)