ABOUT THE RESOURCE
The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled presents an unprecedented opportunity for enabling access to printed works for people with print disabilities.
Libraries play a key role in facilitating access, and the Getting Started guide was conceived to enable staff in libraries of all types to take practical steps on how to start using the Marrakesh Treaty, and to deliver materials into the hands of print-disabled readers.
This Brazilian edition of the Getting Started guide is based on the international version of the guide published in March 2018. As well as being a translation into Portuguese, it also includes information about the public consultation in Brazil from May to July 2020 on national implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty. This Brazilian edition will be revised and updated when the decree on implementation is finalized and adopted.
The Brazilian edition was prepared by Sueli Mara Soares Pinto Ferreira, President of the Brazilian Commission on Copyright and Open Access (CBDA3), Brazilian Federation of Library Associations, Information Scientist and Institutions (FEBAB).
The guide is jointly published by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), the World Blind Union (WBU), EIFL, the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL), and the University of Toronto Scarborough.
Read about EIFL’s work advocating for the Marrakesh Treaty.