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 February 201808 February 2018: News from the President, Brussels, Europe, EBLIDA... and more. Read more >
How can the EU make a balanced copyright framework for the DSM?29 January 2018: On 23 January 2018, the EIF debate on Copyright in the EU Digital Single Market addressed the long overdue reform of EU copyright rules, a hotly debated topic within the European institutions. Read more >
Libraries: a trio of European court rulings16 January 2018: Three rulings in recent years of Europe’s top court impact significantly on digital library activities in Europe. Read more >
A better copyright exception for Education16 January 2018: EBLIDA together with 34 organisations, signed an open letter requesting to improve the education exception in the proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (DSM Directive). Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter January 201811 January 2018: Pleased to present the first edition of the EBLIDA Newsletter of 2018. Read more >