Sunday’s IF activities at ALA 2011 Annual Conference

Freedom to Read Foundation, Intellectual Freedom Committee, Intellectual Freedom Round Table, LeRoy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund, Midwinter Meeting/Annual Conference, Uncategorized

Some of today’s activities at ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans involving intellectual freedom:

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Committee on Professional Ethics program: “Promoting Ethical Literacy in Youth: How Librarians Can Partner with Parents and Teachers”

Morial Convention Center, Room 243

1:30-3:30 p.m.

ACRL Intellectual Freedom Committee program: Technology and Ethics: Supporting Privacy and Free Expression in the Digital Age

Morial Convention Center — Rm 274


Intellectual Freedom Committee/Freedom to Read Foundation Issues Briefing Session

Including an open hearing on self-service holds, an issue about which IFC is working on a resolution to ALA Council. Are libraries currently using best practices? What about privacy concerns?

Morial Convention Center, Room 354

 7:30-10:00 p.m.

LeRoy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund “Reception for a Cause”/NMRT Awards Reception – combined event!

 L’Entrepot Gallery, 527 Julia St. – in the Gallery District, a short walk from the Convention Center

All Day Long

And check out our new video interview with Carolyn Forsman, whose booth on the ALA floor (booth 1859) provides funding for the Freedom to Read Foundation. She’ll be here again today and tomorrow.

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