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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


Portuguese translation of the position paper: The right to e‐read

Portuguese translation of the position paper: The right to e‐read

15 April 2014
Portuguese translation of the position paper "The right to e-read" is now available! Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter April 2014 published

EBLIDA Newsletter April 2014 published

11 April 2014
EBLIDA Activities: E-books corner: last update; online petition. News Round-up: EU Parliament breakfast discusses the copyright needs of libraries; EU Consultation on Copyright Reform and parallel events; Forum de Chaillot - The Future of Culture, the Future of Europe, 4 –5 April, Paris; EBLIDA answer to the Copyright Consultation; EBLIDA-Naple Conference updates... Read more >
Prior to the EBLIDA-NAPLE conference we are offering an online Discussion tool

Prior to the EBLIDA-NAPLE conference we are offering an online Discussion tool

28 March 2014
Get a head start, share ideas, discuss, contribute ... Read more >
University of Konstanz cancels license negotiations with scientific publisher Elsevier

University of Konstanz cancels license negotiations with scientific publisher Elsevier

27 March 2014
"The Cost of Knowledge" - More expensive than science allows. For the University of Konstanz, the cost-benefit ratio with Elsevier significantly deteriorated in recent years. Read more >
EU Parliament breakfast discusses the copyright needs of libraries

EU Parliament breakfast discusses the copyright needs of libraries

21 March 2014
Yesterday, IFLA together with the Copyright 4 Creativity coalition (C4C) organized a debate in the EU Parliament to discuss whether existing international and EU copyright frameworks strike the right balance between access to information... Read more >