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22 Feb 2017
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
EIFL is participating in Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week, an annual celebration designed to highlight and promote the opportunities presented by fair use and fair dealing, celebrate success stories, and explain these doctrines. Over 40 countries around the world have fair use or fair dealing in their (...)
05 Dec 2016
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
EIFL joined a 13-strong team representing the world’s libraries, archives and museums advocating for an international treaty for fair access to knowledge at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR/33), which met in Geneva from 14- (...)
30 Sep 2016
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
EIFL joins the World Blind Union and our global partners in celebrating the entry into force of the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities. In this blog, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager Teresa Hackett discusses what the ‘miracle of Marrakesh’ means for print disabled (...)
19 Sep 2016
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
This blog, by EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager Teresa Hackett, was originally published on 5 September 2016 by CILIP (the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in the United Kingdom). Every April, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) issues the " (...)
World map with arrows showing which countries use international document supply service.
01 Jul 2016
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
In this blog, Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reveals the data behind the demise of the British Library’s international non-commercial document supply service, reinforcing the argument that such services should be regulated by copyright law, not by licence. Document (...)
05 May 2016
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme manager, blogs about activities on UNESCO World Book & Copyright Day and WIPO World Intellectual Property Day 2016, and shares highlights from an EIFL social media campaign. In the digital environment, librarians deal with questions of (...)
25 Feb 2016
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
Tomorrow’s world: a guessing game ‘Tomorrow’s World’, BBC television’s flagship popular science programme that began in 1965 and ran for almost 40 years, featured new scientific developments each week and sometimes put inventions to the test live on air. While many new technologies introduced on (...)