Category Archives: Privacy

Come What May

None of us really knows what will happen next. We should always be prepared. But we’re not. Not always.

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Libraries Care About Privacy

Libraries care about your privacy. They really do. It’s one of our core values. It always has been, long before this crazy thing called the internet came along, and long before companies knew just about everything about you, and hackers … Continue reading

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Libraries Care About Your Privacy

In this crazy world, we are giving away information about ourselves online all the time.  I heard that younger people don’t think anything of it, because they think it’s “always been that way.”  Maybe they don’t care about their privacy, … Continue reading


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Why Privacy Matters

Privacy does matter, and libraries should be proud of the fact that we value and protect privacy.  Especially since other entities are whittling away at individual privacy: So much of the discussion of late around privacy centers on its tradeoffs … Continue reading

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The Pew Research Center recently published 7 Surprises About Libraries in Our Surveys, in which they share “some surprising facts about what Americans think of libraries and the way they use them.” I think you’ll find the list interesting, and … Continue reading

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Making Customers Work Too Hard

Today’s post in The M Word blog struck a chord with me.  Here’s the start: May I Vent? If I go to one more library’s website that doesn’t include the director’s name, I am going to SCREAM. I get it.  … Continue reading

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