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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

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

Seoul Copyright Forum 2021

Theme: Looking to the Future of Copyright through Coexistence and Balance This year’s Seoul Copyright Forum will provide an opportunity to look again at the question of balance in copyright law and policy, in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Organised by the Korean Copyright Commission, it… Read More

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  • 14 October 2021

Cross-border collaboration emphasized at WIPO SCCR 31

Discussion of exceptions and limitations to enable access to information continued last week at the 31st meeting of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights at WIPO. IFLA and partner organizations from libraries and archives participated actively in the session, offering explanations of how exceptions… Read More

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  • 15 December 2015
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