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Privacy is essential to the exercise of free speech, free thought, and free association. The courts have established a First Amendment right to receive information in a publicly funded library like UW. In a library, the right to privacy is the right to open inquiry without having the subject of one's interests put them at risk for harm.

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This guide was created and is maintained by UW Library staff Reed Garber-Pearson. Contact Reed with any questions, comments or suggestions. 

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