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 services” at the cost of patron privacy. There is condescension … 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 Standards Organization (NISO) NISO Patron Privacy VM#3-Abigail Wickes: use of … Continue reading Library Patron Privacy in Publisher Systems #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 love suggestions if there is something you think is missing. … 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 on a concentrated level like this. As I work through … 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 or concerns please feel free to leave a comment or … Continue reading Patron Privacy in Age of Digital Service #nisoprivacy