Patron Privacy In A Digital World
Date(s) - 03/30/2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The American Library Association has declared privacy to be a core value of the librarianship, yet in our world of big data, privacy is often an afterthought. How can libraries balance patron privacy while still delivering the convenience offered by technology?
This presentation will examine:
– Contemporary tech-related privacy issues in libraries.
– Strategies for educating patrons on privacy matters.
– Emerging technologies with privacy implications.
Presenter: Nick Tanzi is a nationally recognized library technology consultant, and author of the books Making the Most of Digital Collections Through Training and Outreach (2016) and Best Technologies for Public Libraries: Policies, Programs, and Services (2020). From 2019-2021, Tanzi served as the column editor for Public Library Magazine’s “The Wired Library”. His work has also been featured in publications including VOYA Magazine, Computers in Libraries, Library Journal, and Marketing Library Services. Tanzi blogs at the-digital-librarian.com