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 June 2020, South Africa’s President decided not to sign into law two Bills, the (...)
EIFL and partner organizations in the library, archives and museum communities (...)
WIPO’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR/41) met from 28 June (...)

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Teresa Hackett, EIFL’s Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports from the (...)
Rima Kupryte, EIFL Director, looks back at our achievements and successes over the (...)
Teresa Hackett, EIFL’s Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports from the (...)
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 (...)