Likewise, it says a great deal about the importance of librarians, library paraprofessionals, museum curators, archivists, educators, and anyone else involved in the protection and promotion of cultural heritage and protection of intellectual freedom. Knuth’s book demonstrates that librarians can be active participants in protecting cultural history, or they can be twisted to add legitimacy to the regime’s propaganda.
Libraries can uphold the tradition of protecting patron privacy by considering alternative web analytics tools instead of using Google Analytics.
Privacy Tech: Actions that libraries can take to improve the security of data exchanges between ILSs, discovery interfaces and networks.
When using library patrons’ data, the privacy of the patron must be protected. Tools like data de-identification will help achieve this.