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ERIC Number: EJ461643
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0024-2594
Librarian/Patron Confidentiality: An Ethical Challenge.
Garoogian, Rhoda
Library Trends, v40 n2 p216-33 Fall 1991
Examines moral, legal, and professional arguments for the protection of a library patron's privacy; gives examples of confidentiality challenges; and concludes that librarians should lobby for legal recognition of librarian/patron privilege of confidentiality. Computer technology and privacy are discussed, and the American Library Association policy on confidentiality is described. (32 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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