Copyright and other Legal Matters (CLM) Advisory Committee

CLM was created to advise IFLA and represents the voice of the international library community in copyright and other legal concerns. CLM is also active in issues relating to:

  • Economic and legal barriers to the acquisition and use of library resources and effective library services
  • Subscription and license agreements
  • Legal issues relevant to broader access to knowledge, in particular online
  • A wide range of other legal matters of international significance to libraries and librarianship

CLM keeps a watching brief on the activities of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and represents IFLA at key meetings through its subcommittee on WIPO’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR). In addition, CLM works closely with other regional library organizations with shared interests, such as eIFLEBLIDA, and LCA to ensure that the concerns of libraries are voiced.

Lire la suite

CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Strategic Programmes

Dernière mise à jour: 19 juin 2020

Latest News

IFLA receives a Wikimedia Foundation's grant

IFLA is pleased to announce that it is receiving a grant from the Wikimedia Foundation as part of the WikiCite project.

2 Juillet 2020

IFLA submits comments on EU Digital Services Act roadmaps

IFLA has responded to two draft roadmaps published by the European Commission as part of its Digital Service Act consultations.

1 Juillet 2020

A Damaging Delay: Libraries and Users in South Africa Forced to Wait Longer for Overdue Reforms

Following years of advocacy in favour of long-overdue copyright reforms, libraries in South Africa will need to wait a while longer for change. Following pressure from foreign governments, the Parliament will now have to reconsider the Copyright Amendment Bill.

29 Juin 2020