EBLIDA is the European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations.
We are an independent umbrella association of library, information, documentation and archive associations and institutions in Europe, gathering some + 120 members - library associations and institutions - from 32 countries representing 65,000 public libraries in Europe.
Subjects on which EBLIDA concentrates are European library legislation, including copyright & licensing, library impact on society, and Sustainable Development Goals in Europe.
We support unhindered access to information in the digital age and promote the role of archives and libraries within an equitable, democratic and sustainable society.
EBLIDA Members at the 31thAnnual Council Meeting, April 2023, Luxembourg.
(Full and Associate Members of EBLIDA are the Council Members)
EBLIDA Newsletter June 202308 June 2023: This Newsletter is focused on Resourcing Libraries in the European Union (RL:EU). Read more >
EBLIDA Annual Report 2022-202317 May 2023: Now available! Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter May 202311 May 2023: Curious about the new phase in the evolution of library thinking? Read about it in our May issue! Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter April 202313 April 2023: The April issue is packed with the latest information on EBLIDA Conference & EBLIDA-NAPLE-PL2030 Event, 18-19 April 2023, Luxembourg. Read more >
Recommendation on Library Legislation and Policy in Europe10 April 2023: On 5th April 2023, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe approved the Recommendation on Library Legislation and Policy in Europe, drafted in collaboration with EBLIDA. Read more >