Choose Privacy Week Resource Guide

 

The Choose Privacy Week Resource Guide gives librarians the information and resources they need to implement programs on privacy in their public, school, academic, and other libraries. The guide contains out-of-the-box activities, events, and other suggestions for educating and engaging library users on privacy issues. It is the key resource for any library wishing to participate in Choose Privacy Week.

The complete Resource Guide is available as a free, downloadable PDF . Each section of the Resource Guide is also available as a separate, downloadable PDF (see below.)

A print edition is also available for purchase through the ALA Store.

  1. Table of Contents
  2. Contributors
  3. Introduction: Why Privacy Matters; Youth and Privacy; Privacy and Social Networking; Advocating for a Revolution
  4. Outreach to Patrons and the Public: Civic Engagement; Sample Handout for Civic Engagement; Town Hall Meetings
  5. Programming Guide and Activities: Public Programming Best Practices; Public Libraries; Academic Libraries; School Libraries
  6. Resources for Libraries to Protect and Promote Privacy: Writing a Library Privacy Policy; Orienting and Educating New Librarians about Privacy; Communicating Privacy Policies to Users
  7. Contacts and Resources: Checklist and Timeline; Suggested Speakers; Media Assistance and Contacts; Promotional Materials
  8. Annotated Bibliography

Lesson Plans

School library lessons from the Choose Privacy Week Resource Guide are now freely available for download! Click here to download a PDF containing four sample lesson plans: for grades K-2, grades 3-5, grades 6-8, and grades 9-12.