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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"

Membership

Join EBLIDA!

There are two basic categories of membership:

  • Full Member
  • Associate Member

Full Member:

Admission as Full Member is open to:

(a) Professional Associations in Member States of the European Union engaged on a national representative level in pursuing the interests of library and information science services; 

(b) Other Organisations in Member States of the European Union not belonging to category (a) whose members are in a majority drawn from Member States of the European Union which are deemed eligible for admission by a decision of the Council.

A Full Member has 5 voting rights in the Council and can be elected onto the Executive Committee.

Associate Member:

Admission as associate member is open to:

(c) Similar organisations to those related under (a) and (b) in European States which are not Member States of the European Union;.

(d) Other organisations, institutes and individual libraries not belonging to categories (a), (b) or (c) which are deemed eligible by a decision of the Council.

An Associate Member has 1 voting right in the Council, but can not be elected onto the Executive Committee.

The regulations concerning membership are contained in the EBLIDA Constitution.

Read more on: How to become a Member?


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