27th EBLIDA Annual Council Meeting & EBLIDA-NAPLE Conference
24-25 June 2019
On 25th of June in Dublin, Ireland the 27th joint Conference EBLIDA-NAPLE of the European Bureau of Library Information and Documentation Association (EBLIDA) and the National Authorities of Public Library in Europe (NAPLE) took place.
The main topic of the Conference "Libraries open for all" highlighted libraries as they adapt, ensuring access to knowledge & information in the midst of the current information landscape.
The venue of the EBLIDA-NAPLE Conference was the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland at No 6 Kildare Street.
- Libraries from media cases to public plazas: Legislation, Policy, and relevant UN SDG measures and indicators in Europe
(Background Paper to, and Conclusions of, the EBLIDA-NAPLE Annual Conference)
Keynote: ”Open Libraries” The library as a movement: tendencies, drivers and strategies in a changing environment
Marie Østergaard (Director of Dokk1, Denmark)
- Educational/social impact of libraries
Martin Berendse (Director, Amsterdam Public Library, Netherlands)
- Libraries Open For All
Deirdre Maloney (Assistant Principal Officer, Libraries Development and Community Policy, Department of Rural and Community Development, Ireland)
- Irish Libraries: Innovating for Inclusion
Cathal McCauley (University Librarian, Maynooth University, Ireland)
- Digital first with a user focus. A competence boost for public library staff
Elisabet Rundqvist (National Library of Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden)
EBLIDA Newsletter July/August 201911 July 2019: This double issue of the newsletter includes Reports of Working Group Sessions an interview with Ambassador Stefano Stefanile, EBLIDA Strategic Plan Survey Results, Photos of the Conference and more Read more >
EBLIDA Annual Report 2018-201901 July 2019: Now available: EBLIDA Annual Report 2018-2019. Read more >
EBLIDA Strategic Plan 2019-202228 June 2019: Now available: Strategic Plan 2019-2022. Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter June 201913 June 2019: This issue is devoted to the presentation of the new Strategic Plan's Strand 2: Library legislation, and Strand 4: The Socio-educational Impact of Libraries. Read more >
Transposing the Digital Single Market Directive in your own country06 June 2019: EBLIDA member organisations now have a wonderful opportunity to influence how their countries will implement this Directive. Read more >