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The voice of Libraries in Europe!

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:

Ton van Vlimmeren
(Acting - since 2018)
Ton van Vlimmeren, President, 2018-2021

Jukka Relander
(2015-2018)
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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NEWS

  • EBLIDA Newsletter July-August 2018

    EBLIDA Newsletter July-August 2018

    12 July 2018: This double issue of the newsletter covers the months of July and August. Enjoy reading! Read more >
  • Job opportunity at EBLIDA

    12 July 2018: EBLIDA invites applications for the position of Director, at EBLIDA Office in The Hague, Netherlands. Read more >
  • Shambolic JURI Committee vote on Copyright

    Shambolic JURI Committee vote on Copyright

    22 June 2018: As a major advocate of the library and information sector, while EBLIDA welcomes the encouraging outcomes on some of the Articles, the overall result of the JURI’s deliberations is actually rather lacklustre and in places rather negative for libraries, education and research. Read more >
  • EBLIDA Newsletter June 2018

    EBLIDA Newsletter June 2018

    14 June 2018: President’s Editorial; Copyright reform – final countdown; #SaveYourInternet; EBLIDA-NAPLE Conference Report.... and more. Read more >
  • Save Your Internet

    Save Your Internet

    12 June 2018: With Article 13 the internet culture that has emerged in recent years – a culture that enables connections and democratises information – will become bureaucratic and restrictive. Read more >

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