EU Copyright Reform: LIBER Joins Leading Research Groups In Call For More Change

« In a statement released today, LIBER, CESAER, EUA, LERU and Science Europe — which together represent hundreds of universities, libraries, … Lire la suite



Universities Australia backs calls for fairer copyright laws

« Universities Australia welcomes the Productivity Commission’s report on Australia’s Intellectual Property Arrangements, which calls for the introduction of a « fair … Lire la suite

  

New resource on cross-border access to knowledge

« EIFL has compiled a booklet of statements made by librarians and archivists representing thousands of institutions at sessions of WIPO’s Standing Committee … Lire la suite

 

What kind of world is STM living in?

« (…) 14 September saw the International Association of STM publishers (STM) issue a response to the EC’s proposed Directive on … Lire la suite

 

EU copyright reform and TDM : potentially good for research but certainly not (yet) for innovation !

« Today, the European Commission has presented its legislative proposal to update the EU framework on copyright. LERU is very pleased … Lire la suite

 

European Commission: Modernisation of the EU copyright rules

« (…)The Commission has proposed two directives and two regulations to adapt the EU copyright rules to the realities of the … Lire la suite



Réforme du droit d’auteur : les nouveaux projets de la Commission européenne

« Le législateur européen travaille d’arrache-pied à la réforme du droit d’auteur. Une nouvelle fuite du texte de la directive expose … Lire la suite



How licensing ended ‘established and respected’ international document supply service

« In this blog, Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reveals the data behind the demise of the British … Lire la suite

 

LIBER Responds to EC Consultation on Publishers’ Role in the Copyright Value Chain

« (…) On behalf of the LIBER Copyright Working Group, who compiled this response, we would like to thank our LIBER … Lire la suite

 

Draft Revision of the Library and Archives Exceptions in U.S. Copyright Law: Section 108

« The United States Copyright Office is inviting interested parties to discuss potential revisions relating to the library and archives exceptions … Lire la suite



Libraries, Copyright and Creativity

« Libraries have been associated with creativity for almost as long as books themselves. Their function – promoting human progress by … Lire la suite

  

Etats-Unis : ALA announces 2016 winner of L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award

« The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) today named the Copyright Review Management System (CRMS)—a product … Lire la suite



OFE publishes High Level Policy Paper on text and data mining

« For the past months, OFE has been involved in an intensive research process regarding the various arguments and approaches relating … Lire la suite

     

Response of EUA to the European Commission’s Communication on copyright

« The European University Association welcomes the European Commission’s (EC) 9 December Communication outlining its intentions to move towards a modern, … Lire la suite



Library copyright statutes around the world: trends and developments

« International copyright expert, Professor Kenneth D. Crews, led a webinar hosted by EIFL on 5 February 2016 on ‘Library copyright … Lire la suite

 

IFLA Statement 2016 on Public Lending Right Updated to Include eBooks

« The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) representing the interests of libraries and … Lire la suite



German Library Association (DBV). Report on the state of libraries. Facts and figures 2015.

« A brief assessment of the situation of libraries in Germany today as well as an overview of the German Library … Lire la suite



Time for a single global copyright framework for libraries and archives. (See : the case of the British Library).

« Digital technologies have transformed libraries, archives and access to information. They have revolutionized the information landscape. Libraries and archives support … Lire la suite



IPA stresses the importance of licensing solutions at WIPO

« International Publishers Association (IPA) today endorsed licensing as the best way to safeguard copies of works in libraries and archives … Lire la suite

  

International copyright reform for libraries and archives held back by EU

« Once again, the European Union (EU) has blocked progress by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Standing Committee on Copyright … Lire la suite



Study on copyright limitations and exceptions for libraries and archives: updated and revised. prepared by Kenneth D. Crews, J.D., Ph.D (.pdf)

« This report is the third in a series of studies commissioned by the World Intellectual Property Organization on copyright exceptions … Lire la suite



Licensing not the answer: IFLA seeks minimum exceptions at WIPO SCCR

« Next week, the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) will once … Lire la suite



Open letter on modernising copyright in the Digital Single Market

« Mr Andrus Ansip Vice-President, Digital Single Market European Commission Brussels Brussels, 29 April 2015 Dear Vice-President Ansip, As the European … Lire la suite

 

Briefing Report on Text and Data Mining and the Need for a Science-friendly EU Copyright Reform (April 2015)

« This Briefing Paper has been prepared by Science Europe’s Working Group on Research Data. Text and Data Mining (TDM) aims … Lire la suite



Quand les articles scientifiques ont-ils cessé d’être des communs ?

« La réponse est : plus tard qu’on ne le croit… Si les premières lois sur le droit d’auteur ou le … Lire la suite

 

L’Union européenne ‘en retard’ pour l’exploration de textes et de données

« … Le 19 février dernier, l’ancien président de la Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche, Paul Ayris, est intervenu à … Lire la suite

 

Bruxelles détaille son « agenda numérique »

« L’« agenda numérique » fait partie des priorités de la Commission européenne, dirigée par Jean-Claude Juncker. Celle-ci veut présenter avant l’été, ses … Lire la suite



Droit d’auteur : l’OMPI, terrain miné pour bibliothécaires et éditeurs

« L’Organisation Mondiale de la Propriété Intellectuelle devient un véritable champ de bataille opposant éditeurs et bibliothécaires. En marge de la … Lire la suite



Droits d’auteurs et droits voisins dans la société de l’information : révision de la directive « copyright »

« … La dernière session plénière du CSPLA (Conseil supérieur de la propriété littéraire et artistique) a été marquée par la présentation du rapport de … Lire la suite