Alaska Library Laws

Alaska Statutes: http://www.legis.state.ak.us

State Library Association: Alaska Library Association

Security Breach Notification Law : Alaska Stat. § 45.48.010 et seq.

Data Disposal Law: Alaska Stat. §45.48.500

Library Records Privacy:

TITLE 40.  PUBLIC RECORDS AND RECORDERS CHAPTER 25.  INSPECTION AND COPYING OF PUBLICRECORDS Alaska Stat. § 40.25.140  
Sec. 40.25.140. Confidentiality of library records

   (a) Except as provided in (b) of this section, the names, addresses, or other personal identifying information of people who have used materials made available to the public by a library shall be kept confidential, except upon court order, and are not subject to inspection under AS 40.25.110 or 40.25.120. This section applies to librariesoperated by the state, a municipality, or a public school, including the University of Alaska.

(b) Records of a public elementary or secondary school library identifying a minor child shall be made available on request to a parent or guardian of that child.

HISTORY: (§ 1 ch 35 SLA 1985)
NOTES: REVISOR’S NOTES. –Formerly AS 09.25.140. Renumbered in 2000, at which time “AS40.25.110 or 40.25.120″ was substituted for “AS 09.25.110 or 09.25.120″ to reflect the 2000 renumbering of AS 09.25.110 and 09.25.120.

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