Ethics of using Google Analytics

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Scholarly level: 
Faculty/Staff
Date created: 
2017-05-04
Keywords: 
libraries
privacy
Google analytics
User privacy
Abstract: 

An introduction to the issue of user privacy concerns arising when libraries use Google Analytics and other user data tracking services, and how the use of these tools can conflict with professional ethics and values. Includes a brief reading list. 

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Presented to the User Experience Interest Group (an informal group of British Columbia librarians and library workers), May 4th 2017.

Language: 
English
Document type: 
Conference presentation
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