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Course: Copyright For Librarians (CFL)
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UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNESCO was founded in 1945. According to its website it “ functions as a laboratory of ideas and a standard-setter to forge universal agreements on emerging ethical issues.

The Universal Copyright Convention of 1952 was adopted under UNESCO’s auspices.

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United Kingdom’s Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)

CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals is the leading professional body for librarians, information specialists and knowledge managers.
According to its website, "CILIP forms a community of around 36,000 people engaged in library and information work, of whom approximately 21,000 are CILIP members and about 15,000 are regular customers of CILIP Enterprises. CILIP speaks out on behalf of the profession to the media, government and decision  makers. CILIP provides practical support for members throughout their entire careers, helpingthem with their academic education, professional qualifications, job hunting and continuing professional development.”

See also:

  • UNESCO

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