Confidentiality of Library Records State of Indiana
Indiana Code 5-14-3-3. Right of inspection of public records -
(a) Any person may inspect and copy the public records of any public agency during the regular business hours of the agency, except as provided in section 4 [IC 5-14-3-4] of this chapter.
Indiana Code 5-14-3-4. Exceptions to IC 5-14-3-3 - Time
limitation on confidentiality of records - Destruction of public
(a) The following public records are excepted from section 3 [IC 5-13-3-3] of this chapter and may not be disclosed by a public agency, unless access to the records is specifically required by a state or federal statute or is ordered by a court under the rules of discovery:
(16) Library of archival records:
(A) Which can be used to identify any library patron; or
(B) Deposited with or acquired by a library upon a condition that the records be disclosed only:
(i) To qualified researchers;
(ii) After the passing of a period of years that is specified in the documents under which the deposit or acquisition is made; or
(iii) After the death of persons specified at the time of acquisition or deposit.
Compiled by Sylvia Turchyn, Indiana University Library, 3/3/95