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FERPA Training

This module was shared by the L/AC.

Before taking the module, students are given a talk about privacy: 

  • In libraries in general
  • Specific protections for students in academic institutes
  • How FERPA protections relate to contacting patrons about overdue items or fines
  • The 3+ functional and ethical reasons to close patron accounts
  • Protecting the privacy of contact information of their fellow student workers

All VMR Student Workers then take this training module and submit their certificate upon completion.