Author: Bobbi Newman

Thinking Out Loud About Patron Privacy and Libraries #nisoprivacy

Thinking Out Loud About Patron Privacy and Libraries #nisoprivacy

My readings on privacy for the NISO committee to develop a Consensus Framework to Support Patron Privacy in Digital Library and Information Systems have led me down a rabbit hole. In part, I think, because I often feel like the only dissenting member during the conference calls. There is a lot of focus on “improving … Continue reading Thinking Out Loud About Patron Privacy and Libraries #nisoprivacy

Library Patron Privacy in Publisher Systems #nisoprivacy

Below are links and slides from the Friday conference call on library patrons privacy and publisher system. + WebEx recording (3:06) Comments and links from WebEx chat Twitter archive Todd Carpenter VM#3 Privacy Publisher Systems Introduction from National Information Standards Organization (NISO) NISO Patron Privacy VM#3-Richard Entlich: user-based information offered by publishers from National Information … Continue reading Library Patron Privacy in Publisher Systems #nisoprivacy

Library Patron Privacy in Vendor Systems #nisoprivacy

Below are slideshows and links to the conference call on Thursday that focused on privacy in vendor systems. There were very different conversations happening in the audio, chat box, and on Twitter. WebEx recording (3:05) Comments and links from WebEx chat Twitter archive Advancing Patron Privacy on Vendor Systems with a Shared Understanding from Peter … Continue reading Library Patron Privacy in Vendor Systems #nisoprivacy

Reading List – Patron Privacy in Libraries in the Digital Age #nisoprivacy

Reading List – Patron Privacy in Libraries in the Digital Age #nisoprivacy

UPDATE: rather than continually updating this blog post I created a site for curation of content.   I was asked to share my reading list for the NISO committee to develop a Consensus Framework to Support Patron Privacy in Digital Library and Information Systems. As with all reading lists, this one is always evolving. I would … Continue reading Reading List – Patron Privacy in Libraries in the Digital Age #nisoprivacy

Intellectual Freedom Requires Intellectual Privacy #nisoprivacy

I have quite a reading list for my work on the NISO committee to develop a Consensus Framework to Support Patron Privacy in Digital Library and Information Systems. The first meeting took place during finals, so I had not yet tackled my reading list. I have been writing and thinking about privacy for some time but not … Continue reading Intellectual Freedom Requires Intellectual Privacy #nisoprivacy

Patron Privacy in Age of Digital Service #nisoprivacy

On Thursday the first meeting of the NISO committee to develop a Consensus Framework to Support Patron Privacy in Digital Library and Information Systems took place. This initiative is funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  I am honored to be working with this committee on this important issue. If you have any thoughts … Continue reading Patron Privacy in Age of Digital Service #nisoprivacy

This is What a Librarian Looks Like – 3 Years and Counting

This is What a Librarian Looks Like – 3 Years and Counting

The three-year anniversary of This is What a Librarian Looks Like came and went in February. I love this project! It's not about shoes, or fashion, or books, but about librarians showing the world what they love and what makes them tick. That sometimes includes shoes, and fashion, and books, but sometimes not. We have fire … Continue reading This is What a Librarian Looks Like – 3 Years and Counting