Boosting the EU culture budget – A call from Europe’s cultural & creative sectors

The European Commission is currently preparing its proposal for the next MFF (multi-annual financial framework), to be published 2nd May.

VAT FOR E-COMMERCE: EIBF REJOICES AT TWO POSITIVE STEPS FORWARD

The European & International Booksellers Federation- EIBF – welcomes the decision of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Ecofin) of 5 December, which unanimously adopted new rules for VAT on e-commerce.

GEOBLOCKING: EIBF REJOICES AT THE RESULT OF THE SECOND TRILOGUE

The European and International Booksellers Federation – EIBF – notes with great satisfaction that the negotiations held yesterday between the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council (trilogue) about the geo-blocking regulation were positive.

EIBF – proudly representing booksellers

The European and International Booksellers Federation (EIBF) works in Europe and around the world to further the interests of the bookselling industry. EIBF is proud to present its new leaflet in three language versions: English, French and German.

British Bookshops on what they do to promote Reading for Pleasure

Listen to British bookshops on what they do to promote reading for pleasure here. 

Publishers on working in a bookshop for one day

Publishers on working in a bookshop for one day. Watch the video here. 

EBF, FEP et EWC publient un Manifeste en vue des élections européennes de 2014

Les livres font circuler les idées, nourrissent l’esprit et favorisent la liberté d’expression. Les citoyens

EWC, EBF and FEP publish a book manifesto for the European elections 2014

MANIFESTO FOR THE 2014 EUROPEAN ELECTIONS

Licences for Europe- Stakeholders Dialogue, Final Plenary Session

Joint Statement by the European Booksellers Federation, the European Publishers Council, the European Writers Council, the Federation of European Publishers & the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers

On the interoperability of e-books formats

The study was conducted by Professor Christoph Bläsi and Professor Franz Rothlauf of  Johannes Gutenberg University, who said: “There is no technical or functional reason not to use and establish EPUB 3 as an/the interoperable (open) ebook format standard.