Library Advocacy & Lobbying: Libraries as advocates (International)

Un successo di IFLA nella sua attività di advocacy: 650.000 firme per la richiesta mandata all’Unione Europea di rivedere le sue decisioni circa le limitazioni del copyright e le eccezioni per le biblioteche e gli archivi

International Librarians Network

You may have noticed libraries as advocates in the news this May through this story:

More than 90 library, archive and research institutions from countries across the European Union and internationally, representing over 650,000 information professionals, have joined together in a letter asking the European Union to engage constructively in text-based discussions at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) on copyright exceptions for libraries and archives.

Organisations from Spain, France, Poland, Italy, Slovakia, Lithuania, the Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, the United Kingdom, Armenia, Bulgaria, Russia and Sweden, as well as Australia, Canada and Colombia, have joined with European and international library and archive associations highlighting the copyright challenges preventing international research collaboration, preservation of cultural heritage and new forms of innovation.

You can see the full story over at the IFLA website but we wanted to highlight it during our discussions about library advocacy and lobbying, because it is…

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