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The Right to Be Forgotten and Implications on Digital Collections: A Survey of ARL Member Institutions on Practice and Policy
College & Research Libraries journal (2019)
  • Virginia A Dressler
  • Cindy Kristof
Abstract
In the spring of 2017, digital librarians and digital collection managers at Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member institutions were surveyed on practices and policies surrounding takedown requests in openly accessible digital collections. The survey collected basic demographic information surrounding the digital repositories (anonymized) and presented a series of hypothetical scenarios for respondents to consider and reflect upon. The survey received a 25.8% response rate, with many intriguing insights. Survey findings are presented, along with a discussion on future recommendations for work in this area.
Keywords
  • Right to be Forgotten,
  • digital libraries,
  • digital collections,
  • takedown requests
Publication Date
January, 2019
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Citation Information
Virginia A Dressler and Cindy Kristof. "The Right to Be Forgotten and Implications on Digital Collections: A Survey of ARL Member Institutions on Practice and Policy" College & Research Libraries journal (2019)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/virginia_dressler/23/