FOBID is the point of contact for international organizations and the link with Dutch library work.

FOBID cooperates with the following partners:


The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) promotes the interests of libraries, information services and their users worldwide. IFLA has more than 1,400 members in more than 140 countries.


The European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations (EBLIDA) is an independent umbrella organization for associations of libraries, archives and documentation centers in Europe.


Bibliothek & Information Deutschland (BID) is the umbrella organization for the German library industry. It is a sister organization of FOBID. In 2018, the BID and FOBID entered into a three-year partnership.