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The European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations is an independent umbrella association of library, information, documentation and archive associations and institutions in Europe.

Expert Group on Information Law (EGIL)

Aims and goals

The mission of the Expert Group on Information Law (EGIL) is to:

  • Maintain a good awareness of legal issues that affect the provision and circulation of information, especially where libraries and archives are concerned;
  • Address the European institutions by making suggestions regarding laws, or changes to laws that would improve the legal position of libraries and archives; 
  • Cooperate and work with other organizations and institutions for these purposes. 

Guidelines for EGIL

Council of Europe EBLIDA Guidelines on Library Legislation and Policy in Europe

Statements made by EBLIDA at WIPO

Memo on Data Protection Regulation
By Jerker Rydén, Lawyer at the National Library of Sweden


Members of EGIL

Chair

To be announced  

Members

Annemarie Beunen
National Library, Netherlands
annemarie.beunen [AT] kb.nl

Barbara Szczepanska
Polish Librarians Association, Poland
barbara.szczepanska [AT] hoganlovells.com

Ben White
CIPPM: Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management, University of Bournemouth, United Kingdom
copyrighteu [AT] gmail.com

Christian Recht
Austrian Association of Librarians, Austria
christian.recht [AT] onb.ac.at

Emilie Terrier
Biblidroit project, Institut des sciences sociales du politique (CNRS/ENS Paris-Saclay), France
terrieremilie [AT] gmail.com

Harald Bøhn
Norway
harald.bohn [AT] gmail.com

Harald Mueller
BID - Federal Union of German Library and Information Associations, Germany
hmueller.mpil [AT] gmx.de

Jean-Marie Reding
Luxembourgish librarians', archivists' and documentalists' association - ALBAD
jean-marie.reding [AT] bnl.etat.lu

Joris Deene
Bibnet, Belgium
joris [AT] deene.be

Karin Grönvall
Swedish Library Association, Sweden
karin.gronvall [AT] slu.se

Oliver Hinte
TH Köln, Lecturer
o_hinte [AT] yahoo.de

Pekka Heikkinen
National Library of Finland
pekka.heikkinen [AT] helsinki.fi

Rosa Maiello
Associazione Italiana Biblioteche, Italy
maiello [AT] aib.it

Zdeněk Matušík
SKIP, Czech Republic
zdenek.matusik [AT] nkp.cz

Ex officio

Giuseppe Vitiello
EBLIDA Director
g.vitiello [AT] eblida.org


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