Gumberg Library follows Duquesne University's privacy policies and relevant government policies. As a library and professionals, we respect and advocate for user privacy. We promote awareness of privacy issues and educate library users to protect their own privacy. We believe that best practice leaves the user in control of as many choices as possible.
Gumberg Library "protects each library user's right to privacy and confidentiality with respect to information sought or received and resources consulted, borrowed, acquired, or transmitted." American Library Association Code of Ethics
Student records, including library borrowing records, are protected by federal and state laws and university policies which library employees must uphold.