There are two basic categories of membership:
- Full Member
- Associate 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.
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.
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Library and Cultural Heritage Institution Responses to the Commission Copyright Proposal15 December 2016: We believe that overall welfare is best served by a robust and mandatory set of copyright exceptions which facilitate access to knowledge. Read more >
The Library positions on implementing the Marrakesh Treaty in Europe13 December 2016: The Treaty sets a clear objective: a print disability should not preclude a person’s ability to exercise his human right of access to information, research and culture. Read more >