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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 2016


Marrakesh Treaty enters into force in less than three months' time, but Europe’s still not on board

Marrakesh Treaty enters into force in less than three months' time, but Europe’s still not on board

07 July 2016
Three years have passed since adoption by WIPO, yet not one European country has ratified or acceded to the Treaty. Read more >
Press Release: Our claim for copyright reform in Europe

Press Release: Our claim for copyright reform in Europe

06 July 2016
A proposal by European library and other cultural heritage organisations for concrete changes that will provide greater legal certainty for library users and for librarians. Read more >
Press Release: Our common future

Press Release: Our common future

05 July 2016
Brexit - how the British library and information organisations and institutions can protect their potential interests in Brussels. Read more >
Press Release: CJEU Advocate General opinion on e-lending A step forward…

Press Release: CJEU Advocate General opinion on e-lending A step forward…

16 June 2016
Is an e-book is a book with regard to the EU Rental and Lending Directive? The CJEU Advocate-General’s Opinion challenges some current national laws and programmes for e-lending. Read more >
EBLIDA’s answer to European Commission Public Consultation on Publishers’ Role in the Copyright Value Chain and Freedom of Panorama exception.

EBLIDA’s answer to European Commission Public Consultation on Publishers’ Role in the Copyright Value Chain and Freedom of Panorama exception.

15 June 2016
EBLIDA responds to EC Consultation. Read more >