International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). "How well did copyright laws serve libraries during COVID-19?: Research Report." The Hague (Den Haag) Netherlands: IFLA, (2022).

The report involved a survey of 114 libraries worldwide and 28 interviews during February and March 2022. Respondents were from 29 countries. 83% of responding library professionals said they had copyright-related challenges providing materials during pandemic-related facility closures.

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over 1 year ago

As this report indicates, during the COVID-19 pandemic period, academic libraries around the world have been facing challenges related to internal budget pressures, external financial crises, publisher negotiation difficulties and digital book supply-demand discrepancies.