Compiled ALA Privacy Policies and Statements

ALA has just published a comprehensive listing of links to their policies and statements about privacy, confidentiality, USA PATRIOT and more. Direct your eyes here to the ALA website.


A balance between protecting privacy and protecting access to public archives at our cities' public library needs to be made more clear among the ALA web links. Focusing for the most part on protecting privacy fails to consider the balance that knowledgea ble librarian intellectual freedom advocates should understand about protecting the rights of public libraries users/clientele expecially now considering protecting the access to read public cities' archives that are in our cities' public libraries.