ARL executive director Mary Lee Kennedy invited EDUCAUSE president and CEO John O’Brien to talk about the importance of privacy by design, and the critical need for collaboration between IT and research libraries. EDUCAUSE is a significant partner of ARL’s, including our co-sponsorship of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI). This interview complements the recent issue of Research Library Issues on the current privacy landscape.
About the Association of Research Libraries
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 124 research libraries in Canada and the US whose mission is to advance research, learning, and scholarly communication. The Association fosters the open exchange of ideas and expertise, promotes equity and diversity, and pursues advocacy and public policy efforts that reflect the values of the library, scholarly, and higher education communities. ARL forges partnerships and catalyzes the collective efforts of research libraries to enable knowledge creation and to achieve enduring and barrier-free access to information. ARL is on the web at ARL.org.