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Author Beckstrom, Matthew, author

Title Protecting patron privacy : safe practices for public computers / Matthew Beckstrom ; foreword by Barbara Jones
Published Santa Barbara, CA : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2015]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents Privacy and how it is lost -- Staff procedures and policy -- Patron education -- Network security and devices -- Windows settings and applications -- Browser settings and plug-ins
Summary In a world where almost anyone with computer savvy can hack, track, and record the online activities of others, your library can serve as a protected haven for your visitors who rely on the Internet to conduct research-if you take the necessary steps to safeguard their privacy. This book shows you how to protect patrons' privacy while using the technology that your library provides, including public computers, Internet access, wireless networks, and other devices. Logically organized into two major sections, the first part of the book discusses why the privacy of your users is of paramount
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed June 10, 2015)
Subject Public access computers in libraries -- United States
Internet access for library users -- United States
Privacy, Right of -- United States
Internet -- Security measures
Data protection.
Library & information sciences.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General.
Data protection
Internet access for library users
Internet -- Security measures
Privacy, Right of
Public access computers in libraries
United States
Form Electronic book
Author Jones, Barbara, author of foreword
LC no. 2015004049
ISBN 9781610699976