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Global Discussions on Exceptions and Limitations to Copyright for Libraries Continue

It’s time to look back at a of week global discussions on copyright at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). There were useful new reports and materials, signs of consensus on all sides that exceptions and limitations are an essential part of the copyright framework, and further proof that action is needed to allow libraries to work across borders. Read More

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  • 09 April 2019
  • By: anonymous

A Survey of Born-Digital Legal Deposit Policies and Practices

That news publication has changed dramatically since the advent of the Internet and the Web is no news to anyone. There are many examples of established news organizations that have either stopped printing newspapers or shifted to publishing news on websites or through social media such as Facebook and Twitter. Read More

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  • 02 July 2017

Libraries and Archives Are Embracing Digital: It’s Time the Law Did the Same

Digital technologies offer rich opportunities to collect, preserve and make the world’s knowledge available. But to make the most of these collections, libraries and archives need the right laws. At a meeting of world copyright experts and law makers, librarians and archivists underlined the challenges they face from anachronistic laws, often the fruit of lobbying by established interests. Read More

  • News
  • 07 June 2016
  • By: anonymous