Published In

American Libraries

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-1-2011

Subjects

Internet, Social networks

Abstract

The article discusses personal privacy concerns for libraries in light of the impact of online social networks, social media, and Web 2.0 technologies on the blurred line between private and public information. The author examines the perspectives of members of the public who are in favor of disclosing personal information and those who are against it. He addresses the responsibility of libraries to protect the privacy of their patrons when using social networking sites.

Description

Article appears in American Libraries (http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/)

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/7308

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