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Educational Privacy & Technology: Electronic Resources

Legal Research

Legal Research Databases:  Law students and practitioners who have password access to Lexis Advance, Westlaw,  Bloomberg Law, and others may use the resources provided by these legal information systems.  With whatever resources within a database you select, remember to examine scope information buttons, where provided, to learn what a particular resource contains and tips on how to efficiently access it.  If you need assistance using any of these databases, please speak to a Reference Librarian:

Bloomberg Law


Lexis Advance

PLI Plus

Educational Privacy Policies & Use-of-Technology Statements

Collected below are online privacy policies and technology "responsible-use" statements from various educational institutions and authorities.  Other such policy statements may be found online:

Villanova University Privacy Policy

University of Pennsylvania Privacy Policy

Ursinus College:  "Responsible Use" guidelines

Lower Merion School District COPPA Policy Statement

Radnor Township School District Social Media Policy

Hawaii State Department of Education:  Technology Responsible Use Guidelines

Educational Privacy & Technology Resources

Presented here is a selection of materials and information made available online by various educational privacy,  educational technology, and privacy and technology interest groups.  Please note that inclusion here does not represent an endorsement or guarantee by the Villanova Law Library of the viewpoints advanced, or the accuracy of the information provided, by these organizations:

Parent Coalition for Student Privacy

EdTech Magazine


Electronic Frontier Foundation


National Education Policy Center



Educational Privacy & Technology Policy Materials

Presented below are selected web-sites providing policy statements and resources from the United States Department of Education regarding student privacy and educational technology:

Protecting Student Privacy:  Resources

Office of Educational Technology:  Privacy

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

What is FERPA?