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)
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