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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.

"Lobbying for Libraries"

European Voice's interview with Vincent Bonnet, Director, EBLIDA

16 November 2013

Opening up libraries

By Ian Mundell   -  14.11.2013 / 03:30 CET

Vincent Bonnet plays a vital role in helping Europe's libraries to adapt to the digital world

If you associate The Hague only with crime and justice, then think again. "It's the library capital of the world,” says Vincent Bonnet, who works there as director of the European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations (EBLIDA).

Based in the National Library of the Netherlands, Bonnet rubs shoulders with people from the digital library project Europeana, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, and specialist associations for European national and research libraries. “We are all under the same roof, so we can share a lot of common issues."

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