Privacy is a fundamental right of library users. When most people think of privacy, they think of technology. However, threats to our privacy can come from both hi-tech and low/no-tech practices. This guide is meant to help you navigate some areas in your library that are often overlooked when thinking about privacy. You don’t have to be a tech whiz or have access to your library’s catalog, vendors, or information technology to enact healthy privacy practices. Use this guide to help your library protect users’ privacy, even when they’re not online.
Follow the Paper Trail
Libraries are often filled with unsecured paper containing users’ personally identifiable information.View Chapter
Can any library user see who is picking up materials from the holds shelf?View Chapter