May 19, 2022

October 2018 Issue of IFLA Journal Devoted to Digital and Library Privacy

2018-10-19_14-58-34IFLA Journal is published quarterly by the International Federation of Library Associations.

The current issue (Vol. 44 No. 3; October 2018) features six articles about digital and library privacy issues and can be downloaded for free (88 pages; PDF).

In This Issue

Guest Editorial

Privacy, libraries and the era of big data
by Louise Cooke


Privacy awareness issues in user data collection by digital libraries
by Elaine Parra Affonso and Ricardo Cesar Goncalves Sant’Ana

Delisting and ethics in the library: Anticipating the future of librarianship in a world that forgets
by Katie Chamberlain Kritikos

Encouraging patron adoption of privacy-protection technologies: Challenges for public libraries
by Monica G. Maceli

Information disclosure, privacy behaviours, and attitudes regarding employer surveillance of social networking sites
by Deirdre McGuinness and Anoush Simon

Privacy and libraries in the case of Japan
by Yasuyo Inoue

Privacy, obfuscation, and propertization
by Tony Doyle

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88 pages; PDF.

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