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Abstract: Surveying vendors and ARL libraries, Marshall Breeding covers the current state of patron privacy in interacting with the library’s web-based systems. The report discusses key technologies and techniques for protecting patron privacy, focusing on encryption, the storage of data, the catalog, and discovery systems. It explores the many ways patron data and behavior may be captured in the absence of preventive measures


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Publication Year:2016
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Library Technology Reports
Publication Info:Volume 52 Number 4
Issue:May/June 2016
Publisher:ALA TechSource
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
ISSN:0024-2586
Record Number:21672
Last Update:2016-06-13 16:22:21
Date Created:2016-06-13 16:21:04