Video surveillance in public libraries: A case of unintended consequences?

Bryce Newell, David P. Randall

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This paper presents the findings of an exploratory qualitative research study in which we examine why two public libraries have implemented video security systems and why one of these libraries has reversed course and recently removed a previously installed surveillance system.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 46th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2013


  • surveillance
  • privacy
  • public libraries
  • library
  • library science
  • law


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