Choose Privacy Week Webinar: Slides and Archive Now Available!

Intellectual Freedom Issues, Office for Intellectual Freedom, PATRIOT Act, Privacy

ALA offered a Choose Privacy Week webinar on March 31, featuring a panel of experts on “hot topics” in privacy — plus practical tips and tools for developing programs to engage library users.

Slides are now available at, and an archived version of the webinar can be found at

Topics included the USA Patriot Act and reader privacy (presented by Deborah Caldwell-Stone of OIF); airport screening and surveillance (presented by Ginger McCall of EPIC); current research on privacy attitudes of young people (presented by Michael Zimmer of UW-Milwaukee); and how libraries can develop programs and events to start conversations on such issues in their communities.