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SCCR 27: Australian Libraries statement on cross border activities

At SCCR 27, library and archive organisations have been able to offer interventions on specific topics before the Committee for consideration. On Thursday 1 May discussions for libraries and archives began with Topic 6, Cross Border Uses. The following statement was delivered by Ms. Trish Hepworth, on behalf of the Australian Library & […]

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EIFL statement on cross border uses at SCCR 27

At SCCR 27, library and archive organisations have been able to offer interventions on specific topics before the Committee for consideration. On Thursday 1 May discussions for libraries and archives began with Topic 6, Cross Border Uses. The following statement was delivered by Ms. Teresa Hackett, EIFL: On behalf of Electronic Information for […]

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CILIP statement on cross border uses at SCCR 27

At SCCR 27, library and archive organisations have been able to offer interventions on specific topics before the Committee for consideration. On Thursday 1 May discussions for libraries and archives began with Topic 6, Cross Border Uses. The following statement was delivered by Ms. Barbara Stratton, CILIP: Mr Chairman and distinguished delegates, […]

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LIBER statement on cross border uses at SCCR 27

At SCCR 27, library and archive organisations have been able to offer interventions on specific topics before the Committee for consideration. On Thursday 1 May discussions for libraries and archives began with Topic 6, Cross Border Uses. The following statement was delivered by Mr. Benjamin White, representing LIBER:  Thank you Mr Chair. […]

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IFLA statement on Parallel Importation at SCCR 27

At SCCR 27, library and archive organisations have been able to offer interventions on specific topics before the Committee for consideration. On Wednesday 30 April discussions for libraries and archives began with Topic 5, Parallel Importation. The following statement was delivered by Mr. Stuart Hamilton, IFLA: Thank you Mr. Chair. I […]

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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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