Lincoln College

McKinstry Library

Privacy and Confidentiality Statement

It is our belief at the McKinstry Library that privacy and confidentiality are a necessary and important right of all library patrons.  Privacy is a Constitutional right that is essential to our First Amendment rights of free thought, speech and association.  A lack of privacy and confidentiality can deter patrons from accessing the materials they need.  Patrons of the McKinstry Library can be assured of the following:

This statement is based on guidelines produced by the American Library Association.  More information can be obtained by through the ALA Privacy Toolkit.