Association of European Research Libraries

Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche (LIBER)

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1971-03-18 Strasbourg France


Founded under the auspices of the D-XD0435 - Council of Europe (CE), at constituent Assembly, when statutes were adopted.

New statutes adopted, 7 Jul 1994, Göttingen (Germany).

The former Association was dissolved at the Annual General Assembly, Jul 2009.

Statutes and Rules and Regulations adopted 1 Jan 2009.


Represent the interests of research libraries of Europe, their universities and researchers. Promote in particular: efficient information services; access to research information, in any form whatsoever; innovation in end-user services provided by research libraries in support of teaching, learning and research; preservation of cultural heritage; efficient and effective management in research libraries.


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Meeting of Participants (annual); Executive Board; Steering Committees (3): Scholarly Communication and Research Infrastructures; Reshaping the Research Library; Advocacy and Communications. Office based in The Hague (Netherlands).


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education



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