European Union's General Data ProtectionRegulation, 2018: A brief overview

Das, Anup Kumar


This short communication introduces the General Data ProtectionRegulation (GDPR) that came into force on 25th May 2018 across Europe. This Regulation will also have a far-reaching impact on libraries, archives and research institutions in Europe and their global collaborators. The paper also describes how IFLA and its member libraries are dealing with GDPR and data privacy issues.


GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, European Union, Data Privacy, Privacy Law

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