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 110 members - library associations and institutions - from 34 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 30thAnnual Council Meeting, June 2022, Athens, Greece
(Full and Associate Members of EBLIDA are the Council Members)
Toma posição a favor da independência dos profissionais de gestão de coleções03 October 2022: Desenvolvimento e manutenção de coleções por profissionais de bibliotecas, de forma independente. Read more >
Take a Stand for independent professional collections03 October 2022: Development and maintenance of collections by independent library professionals are under pressure. Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter September 202208 September 2022: Read about European events, SDG-oriented project developers, sustainability, e-lending, library legislation and more... Read more >
Press Release on the attack on Salman Rushdie16 August 2022: Solidarity with Salmon Rushdie and all those who stand for freedom of expression! Read more >
EBLIDA Conference and EBLIDA-NAPLE-PL2030 Joint Report18 July 2022: With well over 100 attendants from more than 20 countries, the EBLIDA 2022 Conference was among the most successful in EBLIDA history. Read more >