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 joins 53 organizations representing teachers, students, vocational trainers, (...)
What a great start to 2018! January brought the good news that legislators in three (...)
In December 2017, the Irish government issued a public consultation on transposition (...)

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In recent years, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), Europe’s highest (...)
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports on a busy (...)
On 9 May 2017, a five year court battle between publishers and universities finally (...)

EVENTS

Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, will attend a (...)
The 36th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights ( (...)
The 37th 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 (...)