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Bringing the Marrakesh Treaty closer to practice: IFLA releases new monitoring report

IFLA has today published an update to its Marrakesh Monitoring Report. This sets out which countries have ratified or acceded to the Treaty, and which have taken the necessary steps at the national level to make it a reality. It underlines the need for continued attention at the national level to make a reality of the promise of Marrakesh. Read More

  • News
  • 24 January 2019
  • By: anonymous

Implementing the Marrakesh Treaty: Monitoring Report

The Marrakesh Treaty was signed in June 2013, and barely three years later entered into force. Yet ratification is only part of the story. IFLA’s monitoring work shows where progress is still needed to improve national laws.  The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for… Read More

  • Publications
  • 01 October 2018

Getting Started: New IFLA Guide on Making the Marrakesh Treaty Real

The Marrakesh Treaty has already had a major impact on copyright legislation, removing legal barriers to making and sharing copies of books in accessible formats. But to ensure that people with print disabilities benefit from genuinely equal access, implementation is key. A new IFLA guide helps libraries take this final step, and make the promise of Marrakesh real. Read More

  • News
  • 27 August 2018
  • By: anonymous

Inclusive Library Services for Children and Young Adults

IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018 – Satellite Conference Singapore 23 August The Satellite Conference was organized by the Library Services to People with Special Needs and Libraries for Children and Young Adults Sections in collaboration with the National Library Board, and held at the National Library… Read More

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  • 25 August 2018

LSN Minutes Wroclaw 2017

Standing Committee meeting in Wroclaw, Poland Library Services to People with Special Needs Section SC1: 10:15-12:15 on Sat, Aug 19, 2017 at Room 50 SC2: 8:00-10:30 on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at Conference Room C These minutes cover both the first and… Read More

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  • 20 April 2018