Security in the Virtual Library

angrystudentsI had an incident in the library where I had to call security to get a student to comply with library policy after a student complaint. In the virtual library if someone curses you out in a text message, how to do ban them? Do you ban them? If a patron sends you harassing emails is there a policy in the library to help you deal with this situation?

What about patrons harassing other patrons in cyberspace? Are there policies in place in the virtual library?

Just some things I have been thinking about, and will continue to ponder.

2 responses to “Security in the Virtual Library

  1. I think our policies should be written in sweeping language that encompasses both online and offline behaviors. Harassment is harassment no matter the environment, but I understand the repercussions for offline and online library use may be unique.

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