2006

RFID in Context - Libraries Won't be Walmarts

Co-presented with Alan Bern (Berkeley Public Library), Marilyn Sheck (Seattle Public Library), and Margaret Hazel (Eugene Public Library). Program was sponsered by the Intellectual Freedom Committee. The point of the session was to explain how the RFID technology used in libraries is different from what is used by Walmart and other supply-chain applications.  

Slides are no longer available.

2005

Wireless Tracking in the Library: Benefits, Threats, and Responsibilities

From the Back Cover: Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is rapidly becoming ubiquitous as businesses seek to streamline supply chains and respond to mandates from key customers. But RFID and other new wireless ID technologies raise unprecedented privacy issues. RFID: Applications, Security, and Privacy covers these issues from every angle and viewpoint.

2004

Filtering and Filter Software

This report, Filtering and Filter Software, was written in 2003 for the American Library Association's Library Technology Reports series. It explores the issues associated with using Internet content filters in libraries. Throughout the report, specific products are referenced and the differences discussed.