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Profile of registrant

LIBER - Association of European Research Libraries

Identification number in the register: 24973952940-04
Registration date: 05/01/10 10:43:52

The information on this organisation was last modified on 11/12/13 14:14:22
The date of the last annual update was 11/12/13 14:14:22


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: LIBER - Association of European Research Libraries
Acronym: LIBER
Legal status: Foundation
Website address: http://www.libereurope.eu

Sections

Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Paul Ayris
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Izaskun Lacunza
Position: Executive Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 5 Prins Willem-Alexanderhof 
P.O. box: 90407
The Hague 2509 LK
NETHERLANDS
Telephone number: (+31) 629047952
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: LIBER is the principal organisation representing research libraries in Europe. Its current membership includes 420 national and university libraries in more than 40 countries.

LIBER’s mission is to represent the interests of research libraries of Europe, their universities and researchers. LIBER promotes in particular:

- efficient information services
- access to research information, in any form whatsoever
- innovation in end-user services from research libraries in support of teaching, learning and research
- preservation of cultural heritage
- efficient and effective management in research libraries
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


- research and national libraries
- research and education
- copyright
- digitisation
- information literacy
- (Open) access to research information
- innovation in end-user services from research libraries in support of teaching, learning and research
- preservation of cultural heritage
- efficient and effective management in research libraries

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Culture
  • Education
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations: 0
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • AUSTRIA
  • BELGIUM
  • BULGARIA
  • CROATIA
  • CYPRUS
  • CZECH REPUBLIC
  • DENMARK
  • ESTONIA
  • FINLAND
  • FRANCE
  • GERMANY
  • GREECE
  • HUNGARY
  • IRELAND
  • ITALY
  • LATVIA
  • LITUANIA
  • LUXEMBOURG
  • MALTA
  • NETHERLANDS
  • POLAND
  • PORTUGAL
  • ROMANIA
  • SLOVAKIA
  • SLOVENIA
  • SPAIN
  • SWEDEN
  • UNITED KINGDOM

  • CANADA
  • UNITED STATES
Complementary information:

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.





Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Total budget: 412,500
of which public financing: 190,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 190,000
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 222,500
- donations:
- contributions from members: 170,000
activities and sponsorship : 52,500
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:


Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.