Lobbying for European libraries is one of the main goals of EBLIDA and is performed at various levels.
(Vincent Bonnet, EBLIDA Director at WIPO, SCCR/33, Geneva, Switzerland)
Establishing trust through the quality of our actions, representing the interests of European libraries and utilizing our networks effectively are the qualities that define our work.
Advocacy and Lobbying for libraries in Europe is the overall activity of EBLIDA.
In order to achieve the best of it, EBLIDA focuses on 2 main related activities:
To help Libraries argue for access for all to the benefits of the information society in all formats EBLIDA is working on establishing an online Knowledge and Information Centre (KIC).
EBLIDA Newsletter July-August 201812 July 2018: This double issue of the newsletter covers the months of July and August. Enjoy reading! Read more >
Job opportunity at EBLIDA12 July 2018: EBLIDA invites applications for the position of Director, at EBLIDA Office in The Hague, Netherlands. Read more >
Shambolic JURI Committee vote on Copyright22 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 201814 June 2018: President’s Editorial; Copyright reform – final countdown; #SaveYourInternet; EBLIDA-NAPLE Conference Report.... and more. Read more >
Save Your Internet12 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 >