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.
Photo: Casper Cammeraat, Beeldstudio, Royal Library, Netherlands
EBLIDA Members at the 24th EBLIDA Annual Council Meeting & EBLIDA-NAPLE Conference
EBLIDA January Newsletter - Special issue09 January 2020: The January 2020 issue of the EBLIDA Newsletter is special for two reasons. Want to know more? Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter December 201912 December 2019: With an important article devoted to copyright and continuing review of SDGs. Read more >
EBLIDA and NewsGuard10 December 2019: NewsGuard and EBLIDA are partnering to spread Media Literacy and fight disinformation in Europe's Public Libraries. Read more >
DSM Directive transposition guidelines for libraries and library associations25 November 2019: The guidelines have been created jointly by EBLIDA, IFLA, LIBER and SPARC Europe, and cover 12 of the Articles in the Directive. Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter November 201914 November 2019: Find out about the EBLIDA SDG European House and how EU SDGs are relevant for libraries! Read more >