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 April 201713 April 2017: For European library professionals! The April 2017 Newsletter has been published. It features news and updates from Brussels, Europe, EBLIDA ... and more. Read more >
JURI committee vote to respect the spirit and the letter of the Marrakesh Treaty in Europe24 March 2017: Success, but more is needed to ensure that the 30+ million Visually Impaired People in Europe can at last enjoy reading as we all do. Read more >
A Copyright fit for the Digital Age: momentum building16 March 2017: If we succeed, Europe’s over 100 million library users will benefit from rules that foster creativity and innovation, support improved access to knowledge and Europe’s diverse cultural heritage. Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter March 201709 March 2017: News from the President, Brussels, Europe, EBLIDA & 25th EBLIDA Annual Council Meeting & EBLIDA-NAPLE Conference... and more. Read more >
A joint call for Copyright reform08 March 2017: Only real reforms can bring EU Copyright rules up to date. Striving towards a seamless physical and digital connectivity is in the interest of the whole European Union. Read more >