27th EBLIDA Annual Council Meeting & EBLIDA-NAPLE Conference
Theme: Libraries open for all
|24 June - 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)
< back to overview
Press Release: Second European Report on Sustainable Development Goals and Libraries18 November 2021: This Report has been jointly drafted by EBLIDA and the National Library of Latvia. Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter November 202111 November 2021: This issue of the EBLIDA Newsletter gives the conclusions of the Second European report on sustainable development and libraries and emphasises its most important highlights and more ... Read more >
Sustainability in Public Libraries - Better funding for a great good place!02 November 2021: 2nd joint Webinar with the Urban Agenda for the EU. Registration now open! Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter October 202114 October 2021: Special issue on Open Access and Copyright Strategies in Public Libraries: "The time has come for strong policy changes and forward-looking library planning". Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter September 202109 September 2021: Read about SDGs and libraries, public libraries and their related copyright strategies, EBLIDA-OCLC Workshop on library new models, News from PL2030 and more ... Read more >