What do professional football players and Academic Libraries have in common? It involves the use of data, come along to our webinar to find out more.
This webinar will discuss the implications of un impeded vendor and publisher access to usage data generated by our users and discuss potential solutions, including the potential of contractual opt-outs or overrides. It will cover:
– The lack of informed consent on the part of library users
– The lack of transparency over what data is collected (potentially over and above what libraries have access to) and what is done with that data
– The ethical and privacy issues of permitting such unfettered surveillance of users’ reading behaviour
– The pedagogic ramifications of defining engagement and learning solely by metrics and statistics
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