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Confidentiality of Library User Records

Additional Resources

Texas Government Code, Section 552.124 (2000) Exception: Confidentiality of Records of Library or Library System.

Library Bill of Rights

The American Library Association (ALA) affirms that all libraries are forums for information and ideas, and that there are basic policies that should guide their services.

The USA PATRIOT Act (ALA Website)

The USA PATRIOT Act (Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism) of 2001 became law on October 26, 2001.

ALA Policy Manual (c2002) 52.4 Confidentiality of Library Records

Library Computer Use Policy