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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In a letter to Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa, EIFL (...)
A team of librarians from EIFL partner countries, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Kenya and (...)
Evidence shows that libraries around the world are working under a patchwork of (...)

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Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, is the guest on the (...)
Our Guest Blogger, Dr Jane Secker, is Senior Lecturer in Educational Development at (...)
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, participated in the (...)

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The 40th 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 (...)