Ethics in a Digital World: Video from Annual Conference

Committee on Professional Ethics (COPE), Midwinter Meeting/Annual Conference

The ALA Committee on Professional Ethics hosted a wonderful program at ALA’s Annual Conference titled, “Ethics in a Digital World: Using Policies to Guide Professional and Personal Presence in Social Networking Spaces.” This program took place on Sunday, June 27 and a video recording of the event is now available online here.

The panel of four speakers address topics including privacy considerations for librarians using social networking sites; issues of librarian self-disclosure online; First Amendment concerns around using social networking sites for library outreach; and advice on how writing social software policies. We hope you enjoy the video and this enlightening program!