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LG-73-17-0062-17

University of Wisconsin System
Fiscal Year: 
2017
Award: 
$90,150.00
City: 
Milwaukee
State: 
WI
Recipient Type: 
Library
Program: 
National Leadership Grants for Libraries

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center for Information Policy Research in partnership with Data & Society, and the American Library Association's Office of Intellectual Freedom will host a national forum exploring what the library value of privacy means in the digital world. The forum will bring together library practitioners and administrators, along with technology, policy, and privacy experts, to establish a national roadmap for a digital privacy strategy for libraries. Along with the roadmap, the project will produce a series of field guides for librarians that clearly lay out important privacy and security issues. Field guides will include topics such as: privacy by design, internal library information systems, third-party library software systems, cloud-based library systems, public internet and wifi services, licensing of digital content, data security, government information requests, and social media strategies.

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