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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.

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News 2014


European Court of Justice  to be consulted over the lending of e-books via public libraries

European Court of Justice to be consulted over the lending of e-books via public libraries

03 September 2014
EBLIDA welcomes the information released by the VOB announcing that the Court of The Hague today published its judgement on e-book lending. Read more >
The Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development

The Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development

18 August 2014
Today, the Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development is launched at the World Library and Information Congress in Lyon, France. Read more >
EBLIDA BOOTH at IFLA WLIC LYON

EBLIDA BOOTH at IFLA WLIC LYON

17 August 2014
EBLIDA is happy to welcome you all to booth A113 during the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in the exhibition space. Read more >
Irish Gaelic translation of the Right to E-read Petition

Irish Gaelic translation of the Right to E-read Petition

13 August 2014
The right to e-read Petition in Irish Gaelic is now available Read more >

"Embracing the open opportunity", speech by Neelie Kroes

18 July 2014
On 17 July in Berlin at the Open Knowledge Foundation Festival 2014 Open Minds to Open Action, Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the EU Commission delivered the speech Embracing the open opportunity. In her speech, she highlighted 3 compelling reasons to be open: transparency, fairness and innovation. Read more >