EBLIDA offers various mailing lists for its members. Each list has a different focus and target audience.
General mailing lists - open to the public
EBLIDA-LIST is a general mailing list intended to foster communications between EBLIDA, its membership and members of the European library community. The goal is to facilitate information exchange as well as professional communication and development within the EBLIDA community.
- to aid in the distribution of EBLIDA related information and newsletter
- to exchange views and enhance direct involvement of members and non-members
- to inform EBLIDA members and all interested people on news & updates on EU developments
- to disseminate Position Papers & Statements in response to proposals of legislation & policy guidelines to the broader European library community
Audience: We encourage anyone interested in the goals and activities of EBLIDA - individuals and organisations, Members of EBLIDA and non Members - to participate.
- Submission address: eblida-list [at] sympa.kaapeli.fi
- Web interface and archive
Moderator: Sophie Felfoldi
If you need help, please contact the moderator at firstname.lastname@example.org
Announcement Lists - for EBLIDA Members only
Announcement List for Full Members
Audience: Subscription is limited to Full Members. All Full Members have the right to be subscribed to this list. Subscribers cannot post to the list and will receive important Member announcements only.
Announcement List for Associate Members
Audience: Subscription is limited to Associate Members. All Associate Members have the right to be subscribed to this list. Subscribers cannot post to the list and will receive important Member announcements only.
Purpose: Only for important Member announcements.
Working Group Mailing Lists
EBLIDA-EC a Working Group Mailing List for members of the Executive Committee of EBLIDA. The list is intended to ensure continuity, automate archiving of discussions and exchanged materials.
Audience: EBLIDA-EC is only available to Executive Committee Members.
EBLIDA-EGIL is a Working Group Mailing List to facilitate communication the Expert Group on Information Law (EGIL). The mission of the EGIL is to:
- Maintain a good awareness of legal issues that affect the provision and circulation of information, especially where libraries and archives are concerned
- Address the European institutions by making suggestions regarding laws, or changes to laws that would improve the legal position of libraries and archives
- Cooperate and work with other organizations and institutions for these purposes
Audience: EBLIDA-EGIL is restricted to EGIL Working Group Members.
EBLIDA-ELSIA is a Discussion List of the Expert Group European Libraries and Sustainable Development Implementation and Assessment.
Audience: EBLIDA-ELSA is restricted to ELSIA Expert Group Members.
EBLIDA-LIBLEG is a Discussion List of the Working Group on Library Legislation and Policy in Europe.
Audience: EBLIDA-LIBLEG is restricted to LIBLEG Working Group Members.
MARRAKESH-EU is an electronic discussion list for library and visually impaired people's organisations on implementing Marrakesh Treaty legislation in EU Member States.
Audience: MARRAKESH-EU is a closed list (restricted to subscribers).
EBLIDA-strategy is a Discussion List of EBLIDA's Task Force, consisting of the President, with two other members of the EBLIDA Executive Committee.
The Task Force is established with a view to:
a) exploring the causes of EBLIDA’s inner fragility;
b) suggesting technical, economic and organisational solutions aiming to put EBLIDA on a firm and sustainable basis;
c) establishing strategic perspectives for EBLIDA 2021-2024.
Audience: EBLIDA-strategy is restricted to the Members of the Task Force.
Eblida-Conference is a Working Group Mailing List for for the Conference Planning Steering Committee, in charge of the EBLIDA Conference, consisting of EBLIDA EC Members, EBLIDA staff and Local Organizers.
Audience: Restricted to Steering Committee Members.
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EBLIDA Newsletter May 202209 May 2022: Register to the EBLIDA Conference! Come to Athens to see how libraries are working their post-Covid agenda! Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter April 202213 April 2022: Seven good reasons why EBLIDA is a must-do Conference! REGISTER NOW! Read more >
Press Release: EBLIDA, NAPLE and PL2030 join together to reinforce and develop library initiatives for Ukrainian refugees12 April 2022: JOIN our initiative! Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter March 202211 March 2022: With Statements and Declarations made by EBLIDA Members and other European Libraries/Institutions. Read more >
The Russian Federation barbaric attack against Ukraine24 February 2022: In response to the appeal launched by the Ukrainian Library Association, EBLIDA, NAPLE and Public Libraries 2030 to support democracy and freedom of expression. Read more >