System Security in the Networked Library

transit-security-designAre your library systems secure? If your answer is “yes,” drop everything and read this issue now! Ask any computer security experts: they will tell you there is no such thing as a totally secure networked system. If your answer is “no,” this issue will clarify the problems of security, suggest some approaches to them, and describe some actual library experiences.

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THE COMMUNITY-LIBRARY ADVOCACY PROJECT

American libraries are fundamental to our democratic society, yet are facing budgetary and other challenges which undermine their fiscal security and threaten their long tradition of providing free and equal access to information. The support of library users is essential for libraries’ survival, but the challenges are so great, and library needs are so compelling, that new approaches are needed to advance the cause of the public library and, through it, the well being of our communities.

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