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)
Sign the Declaration of Democracy!27 January 2023: EBLIDA supports libraries that strive for an equitable, sustainable democratic society. Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter January 202316 January 2023: With information on EBLIDA Conference, EBLIDA and Ukraine, EBLIDA studies: methodological considerations, SDG-oriented library policies and more ... Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter December 202212 December 2022: With information on The 31st EBLIDA Council & Conference and 2nd EBLIDA-NAPLE-PL2030 Event. Read more >
Vacancy Notice: Project Officer08 December 2022: EBLIDA is seeking to recruit a part time position of Project Officer. Read more >
EBLIDA Director presenting the recommendation on the draft Guidelines on Library legislation & policy in Europe to the CDCPP committee of the Council of Europe24 November 2022: PRESS RELEASE. Read more >