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Reference Materials

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The following is a listing of reference materials, made available as resources for use in furthering research during the privacy policy development process. These reference materials are listed in the Guide as resources and are listed here with their associated topics.


Privacy Policy Overview

  • Smith, Robert Ellis, Ben Franklin’s Web Site Privacy and Curiosity From Plymouth Rock to the Internet, 2000,
    ISBN 0-930072.
  • Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global), Global Security Working Group (GSWG), Applying Security Practices to Justice Information Sharing, Version 4.0, May 2007, http://it.ojp.gov/documents/asp/.


  • National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA), Survey of State Governance Structure, States' Governance of Justice Information Systems Integration:  Managing Decisionmaking in an Integrated Environment, June 2001, www.nga.org/cda/files/STATESGOVJUSTICE.pdf.
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), SAFECOM Governance, www.safecomprogram.gov/SAFECOM/about/default.htm.

    This is a model for a governance structure that creates an executive committee and advisory committee with the mission to enable public safety nationwide (across local, state, tribal, and federal organizations) by improving public safety response through more effective and efficient interoperable communications. Specifically, SAFECOM functions as an umbrella program within the federal government, managed by the DHS’s Science and Technology Directorate.
  • Beyerlein, Michael M., and Cheryl Harris, Guiding the Journey to Collaborative Work Systems: A Strategic Design Workbook, San Francisco: Pfeiffer Press, 2003.

    This is a hands-on, practical guide for dealing with the challenges of designing and implementing collaboration in the workplace. The workbook covers a broad range of topics necessary for successful change, including generating and maintaining support for the initiative, launching a thoroughly planned change program, and effectively communicating the plan to the rest of the organization. Filled with assessments, tools, and activities and based on interviews conducted with experts and hundreds of team members, Guiding the Journey to Collaborative Work Systems offers the support needed to design in-depth plans for changing work systems to facilitate collaborative excellence.
  • Francis, David, and Don Young, Improving Work Groups: A Practical Manual for Team Building, Revised Edition,
    San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer Publishers, 1992.

    Improving Work Groups: A Practical Manual for Team Building contains guidelines and 25 activities designed to build and maintain effective teams. Aimed at any manager, consultant, or employee responsible for developing effective teams, this publication offers a step-by-step system for initiating and evaluating team performance.
  • Graham, Robert J., and Randall L. Englund, Creating an Environment for Successful Projects, 2nd Edition,
    San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 2003.

    Since it was first published in 1997, this book has become a landmark work that shows how to develop project management as an organizational practice. This second edition offers solid, results-oriented advice on how upper management can create an environment that supports the success of special projects and the development of new products. The book also includes a wealth of examples from the author's workshop participants and readers of the first edition who have successfully implemented these concepts within their organizations. The following are new in the second edition:
    • Case-study-drawn practices about how to achieve greater overall success.
    • Advice for helping project teams come together to become more effective.
    • Information for developing the chief project officer position.
    • Suggestions for implementing project management information systems.
    • More descriptions about organizations and people who have used these principles to develop vastly improved environments.
  • Varney, G. H., Building Productive Teams: An Action Guide and Resource Book, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1989.

    This book offers information that shows how to systematically build a productive team by identifying, understanding, and overcoming the inherent problems that occur in a team's day-to-day work.
  • The following documents can be obtained from American Indian Development Associates,
    2401 12th Street, NW, Suite 212, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87120, (505) 842-1122, e-mail: [email protected].
    • 2004 Charter for the New Mexico Crime Data Project.
    • Melton, A. P., and S. Wall, Integrated Justice Systems in American Indian Communities Planning Series: Intergovernmental Agreements Supporting Crime Information and Exchange Among Tribes and States, 2004, www.aidainc.net/Publications/index.htm.
    • Melton, A. P., S. Wall, and H. Lewis, Integrated Justice Systems in American Indian Communities Planning Series: Understanding the Tribal Justice and Law Enforcement Environment, 2004, http://www.aidainc.net/CRD%20Envir.pdf.
  • The following resources can be obtained from Chief Mike Lasnier, Post Office Box 1021, Suquamish, Washington 98392, (360) 598-4334.
    • Tribal Law Enforcement Information Sharing Initiative: Concept of Operations, 2005.
    • Northwest Association of Tribal Enforcement Officers, Governance Board Charter, 2005.
  • Team Building Associates, The Strategic Approach: Six Stages to Higher Performance, http://teambuilder.server101.com/strategicteambuilding.htm.

    This report is a quick review of the required elements for an effective team.
  • Tuckman, Bruce, Ph.D., Forming Storming Norming Performing [Team Development] Model, 1965, www.businessballs.com/tuckmanformingstormingnormingperforming.htm.
  • Clark, Donald, Teamwork Survey, 2004, www.nwlink.com/~donclark/leader/teamsuv.html.

    This is a questionnaire used to evaluate the effectiveness of how a team operates.


  • Seymour, Anne, Office for Victims of Crime, Strategic Planning Toolkit, 2004.


  • National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), www.ncai.org.
  • SEARCH, The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics, Compendium of State Laws:  Compendium of State Security and Privacy Legislation: Overview 2002, Criminal History Record Information, Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), November 2003, NCJ 200030, https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/cspsl02.pdf.
  • Smith, Robert Ellis, Compilation of State and Federal Privacy Laws, ISBN 0-930072-11-1, 2003.


  • National Center for State Courts (NCSC), Public Access to Court Records, www.courtaccess.org.

    State policies are constantly evolving. This is one resource for the latest developments in state-level policies and practices related to court records and associated issues.


  • American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), formed in 1944, www.astd.org/ASTD/aboutus/about_inside.htm.

    ASTD is the world's largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals.
  • Training magazine, www.trainingmag.com.

    Training magazine is a 41-year-old professional development magazine that advocates training and workforce development as a business tool. The magazine delves into management issues, such as leadership and succession planning; human resources (HR) issues, such as recruitment and retention; and training issues, such as learning theory, on-the-job skills assessments, and aligning core workforce competencies to enhance the bottom-line impact of training and development programs. Written for training, human resources, and business management professionals in all industries, Training combines a primarily paid circulation with a small percentage of qualified, controlled recipients to deliver the strongest circulation in the market.

Preface to Information Quality

The following is a selection of information quality resources currently in publication. Additional resources are available at http://it.ojp.gov/topic.jsp?topic_id=237.

  • Fisher, Lauria, Chengalur-Smith, and Wang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Information Quality Publication, Introduction to Information Qualityhttp://mitiq.mit.edu/Books.htm