Monthly Archive for April, 2014

Side event at SCCR 27: Information Without Borders

During the 27th meeting of the Standing Committee on Copyright & Related Rights (SCCR), IFLA will be hosting a side event considering ways in which libraries and archives are increasingly operating in a global digital environment. Information Without Borders: libraries and archives in a global information ecosystem Friday 2 May […]

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Why is IFLA advocating for a copyright treaty at WIPO?

Copyright laws are meant to balance the public interest in accessing information with the rights of authors, artists, and publishers. In some countries, copyright laws include provisions so libraries and archives can provide public access to the world’s knowledge—but in many countries, these exceptions apply only to resources that exist […]

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