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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“To innovate, you need knowledge and inspiration. The copyright system must (...)
EIFL is delighted to announce that our popular library guide to the Marrakesh Treaty (...)
On 15 March 2017, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager Teresa Hackett (...)

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EIFL is participating in Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week, an annual celebration designed (...)
EIFL joined a 13-strong team representing the world’s libraries, archives and (...)
EIFL joins the World Blind Union and our global partners in celebrating the entry (...)

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The 34th session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Standing (...)
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, will give a (...)
The 35th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights ( (...)
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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 (...)