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WIPO SCCR/42: Limitations and exceptions discussions advance

IFLA was proud to attend WIPO SCCR/42, May 9 – 13, an eventful week that saw discussions of the impact of COVID-19 on libraries and a commitment to further study cross-border challenges and develop toolkits on copyright limitations and exceptions before SCCR/43 in 2023. Read More

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  • 16 May 2022

Call for Presentations: The Workshop (Part 1) for highlighting experiences integrating local history and genealogy materials with K-12 students.

The Local History and Genealogy Section of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) welcomes submissions of presentation proposals highlighting experiences integrating local history and genealogy materials with K-12 students. The planning committee is especially interested in submissions relating to the theme of the IFLA World Library Information… Read More

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  • 12 May 2022

A look forward to WIPO SCCR/42

In May 2022, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)’s Standing Committee on Copyright Relations will meet for the 42nd time – and for the first time in person in the two years since the pandemic began. Read More

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  • 25 April 2022

Knowledge Rights 21 Webinar: The empty library – the urgency of solutions to unsustainable eBook markets

The freedom for libraries to acquire books and develop a collection. A relic of a pre-digital age? Or an ongoing issue in dire need of action? Who and what determines what libraries, both public and academic, can offer: user needs vs publishers’ policies? And how can we protect the rights of access to education, knowledge, and cultural participation? Join KR21 for our first webinar and hear what experts have to say on these topics. Read More

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  • 20 April 2022