University of Wisconsin–Madison

NEW! Tutorial: Privacy in Libraries

Librarians are recommitting to our professional duty to protect patron privacy. This tutorial provides guiding background in library privacy ethics and common library practices that endanger patron privacy. Modules will cover current and future privacy threats and how to deal with them, plus useful tools and event outlines through which librarians can help themselves and their patrons guard their personal privacy.

Other than general use of online tools and services and mobile devices, no specific technology background is assumed. Upon successful completion of the course modules, you will receive a certificate of completion.

Course designer: Dorothea Salo is a distinguished faculty associate at the UW-Madison Information School and teaches a variety of classes on preservation, security, and data management.

At a glance

When: This course is opens on July 1, 2021 and is totally self-paced. You have up to one year from your registration date to complete the course.

Cost: $100.00

CE Credit: 1.4 CEUs/14 LEUs

Program: #304222


Questions? Contact Meredith Lowe or Anna Palmer

Register online

Due to the continuation of remote work, please use the online registration option. If you need alternate arrangements, email Anna Palmer, ahpalmer@wisc.edu or Meredith Lowe, mclowe@wisc.edu. Alternate registration options may result in delays.


You will automatically receive instructions for setting up your account after you register. Once your login information is set up, please access the course at http://canvas.wisc.edu.