TITLE

Survey: Librarians Divided Over Post-9/11 Privacy Issues

AUTHOR(S)
Oder, Norman
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Library Journal;2/15/2003, Vol. 128 Issue 3, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that a survey by the Library Research Center at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, concludes that public librarians in the U.S. are divided over how to protect patron privacy. Number of respondents; Finding that fewer than ten percent of librarians have adopted or changed policies in response of the passage of the USA PATRIOT act; Percent of librarians who have voluntarily withdrawn materials that might be used to assist terrorists; Percent of staff members who had voluntarily given patron records and/or reported behaviors to outside authorities in relation to terrorism; Respondents who are suspicious of Middle Eastern patrons; Visits by federal and law enforcement officials to libraries after the September 11 terrorist attacks.
ACCESSION #
9075998

 

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