Choose Privacy Week 2015: Toward a set of Best Practices to Protect Patron Privacy in Library 2.0

In celebration of Choose Privacy Week, the annual initiative of the American Library Association that invites the public into a national conversation about privacy rights in a digital age, I've written the following guest post for the CPW blog: Toward a set of Best Practices…

Joining NISO Project on Patron Privacy in Digital Library and Information Systems

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO), a non-profit standards organization that develops, maintains and publishes technical standards related to publishing, bibliographic and library applications, has been awarded a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop a Consensus Framework to…

New Project on Privacy and Cloud Computing in Public Libraries (and some aftermath)

This week, at the Center for Information Policy Research, I launched a new project on Privacy and Cloud Computing in Public Libraries: Public libraries are increasingly turning to cloud computing solutions to satisfy their technological needs in order to best…

New Publications on Privacy and Library 2.0

I'm pleased to announce two recent publications of my work exploring the implications of Library 2.0 platforms and applications for patron privacy. These represent early thinking on this complex relationship between privacy and web-based delivery of library services, and I intend…