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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EIFL and our partner, the Association of Electronic Libraries in Kosova (AELK) (...)
The Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities creates an unprecedented (...)
At WIPO’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR/42) that took (...)

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Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, highlights an (...)
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports on recent (...)
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports from the (...)

EVENTS

How can Africa predict and respond to the next pandemic? How can access to accurate (...)
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 (...)