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 June 201708 June 2017: Read the current EBLIDA Newsletter with library & information society news from Europe, EBLIDA and beyond. Read more >
EBLIDA Annual Report 2016-201716 May 2017: Now available the EBLIDA Annual Report 2016-2017. Read more >
EU Compromise on Marrakesh Treaty Directive Comes with a Sting in the Tail15 May 2017: National legislation will need to avoid introducing unnecessary 'compensation' provisions which will only harm the institutions, such as libraries. Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter May 201711 May 2017: The May Newsletter, complete with the 25th EBLIDA Conference summary, now published! Read more >
Take down the digital barriers!04 May 2017: Enable Libraries to provide Smart Access to Culture, Information and Knowledge! We call upon the local, the regional and the national governments of Europe to ... Read more >