Tag Archives: Library 2.0

Ohio State University Library Colloquium: “Is Library User Privacy still Paramount in the 2.0 Era?”

I’ve been invited by the Ohio State University Libraries to contribute to an ongoing campus-wide series of Conversations on Morality, Politics, and Society (COMPAS). This year’s theme is “Public/Private“, and I will be presenting today on the topic  “Is Library User Privacy still Paramount in the 2.0 Era?”. Abstract and slides are below. Traditionally, the context […]

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New Publications on Privacy and Library 2.0

I’m pleased to announce two recent publications of my work exploring the implications of Library 2.0 platforms and applications for patron privacy. These represent early thinking on this complex relationship between privacy and web-based delivery of library services, and I intend to continue investigating this through a multidisciplinary assessment of the motivations, design, deployment, and impact […]

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iConference 2013: Workshop on Information Privacy, Ethics Scholarship in Action

Next week I will be attending iConference 2013, hosted by the College of Information at the University of North Texas, and presented by the iSchools organization, a worldwide collective of 39 Information Schools. The theme of the conference is “Scholarship in Action: ”, and I will be participating in three activities in support of this […]

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Chronicle: “As Libraries Go Digital, Sharing of Data Is at Odds With Tradition of Privacy”

The Chronicle of Higher Education has published an excellent article by Marc Parry on “As Libraries Go Digital, Sharing of Data Is at Odds With Tradition of Privacy,” noting that as libraries are beginning to collect and share patron data to build tools for recommending and discovering books, important concerns over patron privacy emerge, which […]

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Research Opportunities for Incoming UW-Milwaukee Freshmen

I have a summer research opportunity for an incoming UW-Milwaukee freshman interested in libraries, Web 2.0, and information ethics and policy. The Office of Undergraduate Research is again sponsoring the UR@UWM Summer Research program. Selected students are invited to campus for four weeks during the summer (July 12-August 6) to engage in cutting edge research […]

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Event: Emerging Privacy and Ethical Challenges for Libraries in the 2.0 Era

From May 2 through May 8, 2010, libraries across the nation will celebrate Choose Privacy Week for the first time. This American Library Association campaign invites library professionals, users, and friends into a national conversation about privacy rights in a digital age. The UWM School of Information Studies and UWM Libraries have joined together to […]

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Panel: On the Challenges of Implementing Library 2.0 Services

On Tuesday, a group of librarians and information professions will be holding a panel discussion on “The Challenges of Implementing Library 2.0 Services” at the 2009 annual meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T). On the Challenges of Implementing Library 2.0 Services ASIS&T 2009 Annual Meeting Tuesday, Nov. 10, 3:30pm PST […]

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Follow the Library 2.0 Symposium at Yale Law School

I’m attending the Library 2.0 Symposium organized by the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. We’re only an hour into the agenda, and it has already been an incredibly provocative and enlightening event. You can follow the Twitter stream at #Lib20, and the ISP is liveblogging here. The remarks I gave on the Ethics […]

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Library 2.0 Symposium at Yale Law School (April 4)

I’m pleased to announce my involvement in the “Library 2.0 Symposium”, hosted by the Yale Information Society Project, to be held on April 4, 2009 at Yale Law School. From the press release: Library 2.0 Symposium to Explore the Future of Digital Collections The Yale Information Society Project will host the Library 2.0 Symposium on […]

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