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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On 30 April 2018 the Kingdom of Lesotho became the 37th country in the world and the (...)
EIFL and the University of Toronto (U of T) Libraries are proud to announce the (...)
EIFL highlighted principles and key issues that matter for libraries in written (...)

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EIFL is participating in Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week, an annual celebration designed (...)
In recent years, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), Europe’s highest (...)
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports on a busy (...)

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The 36th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights ( (...)
EIFL will attend a consultation meeting organized by the World Intellectual Property (...)
The 37th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights ( (...)
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 (...)