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April 2010


Librarians face many challenges when dealing with issues of privacy within the mediated space of social networking sites. Conceptually, social networking sites differ from libraries on privacy as a value. Research about Generation Y students, the primary clientele of undergraduate libraries, can inform librarians’ relationship to this important emerging technology. Five recommendations assist librarians in expanding their traditional commitment to privacy into the realm of social networking sites.


This is a preprint of an article submitted for consideration in the Community & Junior College Libraries 2010 [copyright Taylor & Francis] Community & Junior College Libraries is available online at: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~content=a920534762

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