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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At a recent webinar organized by EIFL in cooperation with the Nigerian Copyright (...)
We are pleased to announce the publication of our 2023 Annual Report, in which we (...)
In a letter to Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa, EIFL has (...)

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Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports on a recent (...)
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, summarizes the key (...)
In March 2023, the President of Nigeria signed the Copyright Act, 2022 into law. (...)
EIFL-IP IN ACTION
Library services in Poland enter the twenty-first (...)
EIFL advocates for an international copyright fram (...)
EIFL supports adoption of the Marrakesh Treaty for (...)