Giuseppe Vitiello

Director, The European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations (Europe)

Giuseppe Vitiello has been Director, EBLIDA (European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations) since January 2019. From 1989 to 2018 Giuseppe Vitiello served as Head of Unit at the Council of Europe (Electronic Publishing, Books and Archives programme) and at the NATO Defense College in Rome (Head, Library and Knowledge Centre). He was also responsible for project development in various other international organisations: European Commission, ISSN International Centre and EU-Institute for Security Studies.

Earlier in his carrier, he acted as Head R&D, National Library in Florence, as Director of Publishing Activities (Rome, National Institute of Health) and was lecturer of Linguistics and Italian at, respectively, the Universities of Orléans and Toulouse. He also held visiting positions at the Hochschule der Medien in Stuttgart and the University of Venice.

With a master in Political Science – International Relations, he has post-graduated diplomas in History (Paris, E.H.E.S.S.) and in Library Science (Rome, School of Public Administration). He is the author of six books and more than one hundred articles in library & information science and history of culture.