A Publication of the Public Library Association Public Libraries Online

Paula Wilson Author Archive

Email: paula@bpwilson.com   Twitter: @apaulawilson

Paula Wilson is an Administrative Librarian with over with over 20 years public library experience. She has worked in a variety of positions with the Providence (RI) Public Library, Las Vegas-Clark County (NV) Library District, and the Maricopa County (AZ) Library District. An ALA author, she is also a member of AZLA, PLA, and ALA. She received her MLIS from the University of Rhode Island and a BA in Political Science from Arizona State University with an emphasis in Latin American Studies.

illustration of two hands typing on a laptop keyboard with a smartphone beside the computer as well

Personal Identifiable Information, Parental Consent, and Public Libraries

In the wake of FTC’s recent ruling fining Google and its subsidiary, YouTube, to pay a record $170
million, libraries are reminded of the huge responsibility they shoulder in protecting user’s privacy.