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

EIFL worked with partner organizations in drafting an open letter to the Director- (...)
In May 2019, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar adopted a new copyright law, (...)
On 24 February 2020, the Republic of Serbia became the 92nd country to join the (...)

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Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, is the guest on the (...)
Our Guest Blogger, Dr Jane Secker, is Senior Lecturer in Educational Development at (...)
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, participated in the (...)

EVENTS

The 40th 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 (...)