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 has pledged its support for the Open Covid Pledge for Research in Education to (...)
The Copyright Amendment Bill [B13B - 2017] had been sitting on the desk of President (...)
EIFL welcomed the opportunity to submit comments on Brazil’s implementation of the (...)

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In Part II of this two-part blog, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager (...)
In Part I of this two-part blog, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager (...)
In May 2020, member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (...)

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Participation by member states and observers in the 61st series of meetings of the (...)
The 40th session of WIPO's Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR (...)
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Library services in Poland enter the twenty-first (...)
EIFL is working towards an international copyright (...)
EIFL supports the Marrakesh Treaty and its impleme (...)