The first offering in OIF’s “Intellectual Freedom Summer School” series is a webinar on current issues in intellectual freedom today that are relevant to academic libraries. “Hot Topics in Academic Libraries” will take place Tuesday, August 2 from 10-11 a.m. Central and provide an overview of the following issues as they apply to academic settings:
- Privacy and Technology
- Collection Development
- Private and Public Academic Libraries — what’s the difference?
Speakers: Barbara Jones, Director of ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom, and author of Intellectual Freedom in Academic Libraries; and Mike Wright, Head of Acquisitions and Rapid Cataloging at the University of Iowa Libraries, and member of the City Council of Iowa City. Deborah Caldwell-Stone, attorney and Deputy Director of the Office for Intellectual Freedom, will be available for the Q&A.
“Intellectual Freedom Summer School” sessions cost $39 for ALA members; $49 for nonmembers; and $95 for groups of two or more attendees at the same location.
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For more information, visit http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/oif/oifprograms/webinars/index.cfm. Contact Angela Maycock at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about Intellectual Freedom Summer School offerings.