Privacy Training & Education for Librarians

Privacy Training and Education

Data Privacy Project
Initiative designed to teach NYC library staff how information travels and is shared online, what risks users commonly encounter online, and how libraries can better protect patron privacy. Its trainings help support libraries’ increasing role in empowering their communities in a digital world.

Virtual Privacy Lab – San Jose Public Library
Learn about privacy topics and generate a custom privacy toolkit geared towards your online needs. Toolkits include links, tips, and resources that empower you to customize your online identity.

Library Freedom Project
Workshops for librarians about surveillance threats, privacy rights and responsibilities, and digital tools to stop surveillance as well as digital privacy and security classes for library patrons.  Materials for the community classes are available under Creative Commons license for librarians who are ready to teach their own class.

CryptoParty is a decentralized movement with events happening all over the world. The goal is to pass on knowledge about protecting yourself in the digital space. This can include encrypted communication, preventing being tracked while browsing the web, and general security advice regarding computers and smartphones.