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 is delighted to announce that our popular library guide to the Marrakesh Treaty (...)
EIFL has joined an international coalition that is attempting to stop the European (...)
Over 230 government officials, representatives of disabled people’s organizations (...)

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On 9 May 2017, a five year court battle between publishers and universities finally (...)
EIFL had two experienced representatives at the World Intellectual Property (...)
EIFL is participating in Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week, an annual celebration designed (...)

EVENTS

EIFL will participate in stakeholder meetings organized by the Armenian Intellectual (...)
The 35th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights ( (...)
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, will present an (...)
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 (...)