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

Unless the proposed WIPO treaty on the protection of television broadcast (...)
At the Fifth Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest, EIFL endorsed the need (...)
EIFL teamed up with IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and (...)

BLOG

Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager participated in the (...)
EIFL is participating in Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week, an annual celebration designed (...)
In recent years, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), Europe’s highest (...)

EVENTS

The 37th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights ( (...)
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 (...)