Many of  the Suggested Reading Materials Will Be Available in Arabic Soon on “Translated Materials


QUNO & QIAP Online Publications

Background Papers

  1. Patents, Trade & Development.(English) & (Arabic)
  2. Patents, Trade & Food.(English)& (Arabic)
  3. Patents, Trade & Health. (English)& (Arabic)
  4. Patents & Quaker Action. (English)& (Arabic)

Issue Papers

  • Rethinking innovation, development and intellectual property in the UN: WIPO and beyond (English) , SisuleF. Musungu, September 2005.
  • Multilateral Agreements and a TRIPS plus World: The World Intellectual Property Organisation - WIPO  (English) (Arabic) Sisule Musungu & Graham Dutfield, December 2003.
  • Special & Differential Treatment of Developing Countries in TRIPS  (English) Constantine Michalopoulos, October 2003.

Occasional Papers

  •  Assessing the Development Impacts of Intellectual Property Negotiations, Proposals, Reforms and Agreements: A concept note, Graham Dutfield, February 2006 (English) & (Arabic).
  • Assessing the Development Impacts of Intellectual Property Negotiations, Proposals, Reforms and Agreements: A concept note (English) ,Graham Dutfield, February 2006.
  • Thinking Aloud in Disclosure of Origin (English) ,Graham Dutfield, October 2005.
  • Disclosure of origin and Access and Benefit Sharing: The special case of seeds for food and agriculture (English) ,Walter Smolders, October 2005.
  • The Politics and Practicalities of a Disclosure of Origin Obligation(English), Carlos Correa, January 2005.
  • Harmonisation or Differentiation in Intellectual Property Protection? The Lessons of History (English), Graham Dutfield and Uma Suthersanen, August 2004.
  • The Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health and the Contradictory Trend in Bilateral and Regional Free Trade Agreements (English),Frederick Abbott, April 2004. 
  • Key Issues for the relationship between the Convention on  Biological Diversity &  the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture(English)


The Future Control of  Food   A Guide to International Negotiations and Rules on Intellectual Property, Biodiversity and Food Security.  Edited by Geoff Tansey and Tasmin Rajotte


eIFL Online Publications

EBLIDA Online Publications

Institute for Information Law University of Amsterdam

  • Conceiving An International Instrument On Limitations And Exceptions To Copyright (English) & (Arabic)

Commission for Intellectual Property Rights

Library of Congress publications

WIPO Free Publications

Association of Research Libraries, Resources

Digital Scholarship 

Third world network's papers and reports



Digital Repository Infrastructure Vision for European Research

Bloomsbury Academic 

Association of College and Research Libraries

Publishing Research Consortium



Access to Knowledge in Brazil 

Traditional Knowledge


Commonwealth of Learning



Mark Ware 

Knowledge Ecology Studies

Association of College & Research Libraries


UR Research

World Health Organization (WHO)


Victoria University Institutional Repository (VUIR)

IDRC Books

Academic Commons

Surf Foundation

IP Watch

The Public Domain


Digital Library of International Development Research Centre

American Association of Law Libraries

IIPA’s 2009 Special 301 Report on Copyright and Enforcement

Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services

Creative Commons - CC Learn Reports: What status for “open”? An examination of the licensing policies of open educational organizations and projects

Traditional Knowledge Digital Library

International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative

Open Medicine

Electronic Privacy Information Center

University of Edinburgh Law School 

RIS - Research & Information System for Developing Countries

ATLA - American Theological Library Association

Academy of Science of South Africa

University Van Amsterdam Digital Academic Repository

Cornell University Library

Knowledge Exchange

Social Science Research Network e-Library

Australian Flexible Learning Framework

The Copy/South Research Group

Information Society Project At Yale Law School

The Fourth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF4)

Knowledge Ecology International

Social Science Research Network e-Library

Digital Scholarship

African Copyright and Access to Knowledge (ACA2K) Project

Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation

New Media Consortium

Federal Trade Commission

Culturelink Publications

IDLO Publications

Computer & Communications Industry Association


Innovation Economics

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development


Authors Alliance