Keeping Copyright Relevant: libraries & archives side event at SCCR28

Keeping Copyright Relevant in the digital environment: libraries, archives and licences  An IFLA side event taking place in conjunction with the 28th meeting of the Standing Committee on Copyright & Related Rights (SCCR) at the World Intellectual Property Organisation Monday 30 June 2014 13:15 – 14:45 Room 0.107 (beside the cafeteria […]

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Information Without Borders: side event at SCCR27

On Friday 2 May 2014, the International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions (IFLA) presented a side event, Information Without Borders: libraries and archives in a global information ecosystem, at the World Intellectual Property Organisation. IFLA invited a range of organisations to express their own views on exceptions and limitations for […]

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Canadian Library Association statement on TPMs

Ms Margaret Ann Wilkinson, speaking on behalf of the Canadian Library Association: On behalf of the Canadian Library Association, the national voice in copyright matters for Canada’s diverse library community, I am grateful to the Chair for this opportunity to speak on Topic 9. The Canadian Library Association was proud, […]

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IFLA statement on Libraries and Licensing at SCCR27

On Friday 2 May 2014, the Standing Committee on Copyright & Related Rights (SCCR) continued its discussions on libraries and archives under Topic 10: Contracts. Ms Ellen Broad, International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions (IFLA): Thank you Mr. Chair. I speak on behalf of the International Federation of Library […]

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SCCR27: CILIP statement on Technological Protection Measures

Ms. Barbara Stratton, speaking on behalf of CILIP: Thank you Mr Chair. I am speaking on behalf of CILIP with the support of all the library and archive NGOs here present. Prohibition of the circumvention of technological protection measures has been implemented in copyright laws around the world, but not […]

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IFLA speaks on Limits on Liability for libraries at SCCR 27 (french)

Mr. Enrico Natale, speaking on behalf of the International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions (IFLA): Merci M. le Président . Je parle au nom de la Fédération internationale des associations des bibliothèque (IFLA),  qui represente plus de 650’000 professionnels de l’information dans 15o pays. La complexité des législations sur […]

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Topic 8: Limitations on Liability for Libraries and Archives

At SCCR 27, library and archive organisations have been able to offer interventions on specific topics before the Committee for consideration. In the afternoon of Thursday 1 May, discussions began on Topic 8: Limitations on Liability. Mr. Ronan Deazley delivered a statement on limitations on liability for archivists on behalf of […]

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