Chapter 2: Libraries, Technology, and the Culture of Privacy A Global Perspective

Barbara M. Jones


The International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) views privacy as integral to freedom of expression, as stated in its Internet Manifesto, and in its Guidelines. The international stage is set for librarians to consider privacy as a professional core value extending to technological applications in libraries. This chapter of Privacy and Freedom of Information in 21st-Century Libraries examines the legal, technological, cultural and practical implications of protecting intellectual freedom in the global age.

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