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The European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations is an independent umbrella association of library, information and documentation associations and institutions in Europe.


Orphan Works Directive Update

Orphan Works Directive Update

14 September 2012
Intellectual Property Watch announced that the European Parliament passes Orphan Works Directive with 531 in favour versus 65 opposed (11 abstentions). Read more >

EBLIDA newsletter October published

04 September 2012
Page 1: Presidential Editorial; Page 2&3:News round-up; Page 3:Activities; Page 4:Inpiring Ideas for libraries: Helsinki's Urban Office; Page 5: Who's Who: BID Germany; Page 6&7: Calendar events and dates. Read more >

EBLIDA newsletter September published

04 September 2012
Page 2: News round-up: European Union, EBLIDA and Europe; Proposed directive on collective management of copyright and related rights and multi-territorial licensing of rights in musical works for online uses in the internal market; IFLA—The Future of Information and Library Associations; Page 3: News round-up: EBLIDA feedback from IFLA WLIC,11-17 August 2012; EBLIDA office receives a visit from the Luxembourgish Librarians’; Archivists’ and Documentalists’s Association (ALBAD) Page 4: EBLIDA Activities: EBLIDA E-books Campaign at IFLA WLIC; EGCIS meeting in Helsinki; EBLIDA partner of next Library. Page 5: EBLIDA Who’s Who: The Finnish Research Library Association. Page 6&7: Events and Dates Read more >

E-books in libraries in Serbian

23 August 2012
European Libraries and the challenges of e-publishing now available in Serbian Read more >

EBLIDA at the IFLA WLIC 2012 in Helsinki

15 August 2012
EBLIDA is present at the World Library and Information Congress organised by IFLA in Helsinki from 11 to 17 August 2012 Read more >