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Friday, June 3, 2011

Library Cards Throughout the USA and the World

Flickr has a Worldwide Library Card Exchange group for images of library cards from libraries throughout the United States and the world. Check it out! Or join the group and add your library card.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

USB Keyloggers- Why Librarians Should Be Aware of Them

This post from the Swiss Army Librarian blog made me think about how patrons' privacy may be compromised when they use the library's computers through the use of a device called a USB Keylogger.

Spy-Tech Devices Found in Library

USB Keyloggers can track every keystroke that someone made on the computer, including sensitive information like usernames, passwords or credit card information. Librarians should be aware of what USB Keyloggers look like and periodically check computers for devices that should not be attached.