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The European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations is an independent umbrella association of library, information, documentation and archive associations and institutions in Europe.

"Lobbying for Libraries"

History

Founded

EBLIDA (European Bureau of Library Information and Documentation Associations) was founded on the 13th of June 1992 in The Hague, The Netherlands. It is an (international) non-governmental association pursuing the interests of the library and information science profession.

 

EBLIDA Celebrating 25 years

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EBLIDA Presidents:

Jukka Relander
(Acting - since 2015)
Jukka Relander, President, 2015-2018

Klaus-Peter Böttger
(2012-2015)
Klaus-Peter Böttger, President, 2012-2015

Gerald Leitner
(2007-2012)
Gerald Leitner, President, 2007 - 2012

Jan Ewout van der Putten
(2003-2007)
Jan Ewout van der Putten, President, 2003 - 2007

Britt Marie Häggström
(1999-2003)
Britt Marie Häggström, President, 1999-2003

Søren Møller
(1995-1999)

Søren Møller, President, 1995-1999

(Photo: Fyens.dk)


Ross Shimmon
(1992-1995)
Ross Shimmon, President, 1992 - 1995

EBLIDA Directors:

Vincent Bonnet
(Acting - since 2010)
Vincent Bonnet, Director 2010-acting

Joanne Yeomans
(2009-2010)
Joanne Yeomans, EBLIDA Director, 2009-2010

Andrew Cranfield
(2006-2009)
Andrew Cranfield, EBLIDA Director, 2006-2009

Marian Koren
(Interim Director
2006 - for 6 Month)
Marian Koren, Interim EBLIDA Director, 2003

María Pía González Pereira
(2003-2006)
María Pía González Pereira, EBLIDA Director, 2003-2006
 

Teresa Hackett
(2000-2003)
Teresa Hackett, Director, 2000-2003

Barbara Schleihagen
(1996-2000)
Barbara Schleihagen, EBLIDA Director, 1996-2000

Emanuella Giavarra
(1992-1996)
Emanuella Giavarra, Director, 1992-1996  

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