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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NEWS

EIFL highlighted principles and key issues that matter for libraries in written (...)
In March 2017, the law on copyright and related rights of the Kyrgyz Republic was (...)
European legislators should defend Europe’s ability to generate opportunities using (...)

BLOG

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 (...)

EVENTS

Teresa Hackett, EIFL’s Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, will present a (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)