The U.S. and Europe–Advocacy Is The Same Battle

The languages may all be different but it’s obvious that the problems are the same, at least between Europe and North America.  EBLIDA, the European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations, has the same advocacy issues that libraries in this country are facing.  They lobby for unity across Europe in their libraries, copyright issues, ebook lending and, of course free expression.  Witness for example,  the documentation following the attack on Charlie- Hebdo.  So when you think of the struggles we sometimes encounter trying to vye for legislators attention and jockeying for funds, think of trying to unify dozens of countries with dozens of languages.  Read.

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