LYRASIS Trending Topics - Privacy and Digital Collections: Core Concepts and Ethical Decision-Making Models

Trending Topics formerly known as Second Fridays is a long-standing LYRASIS series by LYRASIS members for LYRASIS members. Join us to attend a presentation by a LYRASIS member on a topic of interest.

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This session will focus on privacy issues in digital collections, geared towards practitioners who manage digital collections. Basic concepts around privacy will be discussed, including privacy violations and types of personal data. Ethical decision-making models will be shared, as well as a few case studies to highlight the complexities around issues of privacy. Finally, recommendations for working in a privacy assessment and review will be provided.

Instructor Bio:
Virginia Dressler is the Digital Projects Librarian at Kent State University. She holds a Master of Art Gallery and Museum Studies from the University of Leeds (2003), a Master in Library and Information Science from Kent State University (2007), and an advanced certificate in digital librarianship from Kent State University (2014). Virginia has worked in both the museum and library settings managing digital initiatives since 2005, specializing in digital preservation and digital content management. Her recent research interests include linked data, The Right to be Forgotten and digital remediation.

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