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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Free Webinar: Finding a Legal Comfort Zone on the Web. July 27

Free WebJunction webinar on IF and Web 2.0 next week!

The ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom is pleased to be collaborating with WebJunction and ALA TechSource on the free webinar, “Finding a Legal Comfort Zone on the Web,” which will be offered on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 2 p.m. Eastern. The event will focus on best practices for libraries to engage with the public online, take advantage of user-generated content, and protect intellectual freedom principles.
Eli Neiburger and Barbara Jones, contributing writers to the Nov/Dec 2010 issue of Library Technology Reports, “Privacy and Freedom of Information in 21st-Century Libraries,” will be the presenters. In anticipation of next week’s webinar, TechSource has also opened access to Jones’s and Neuberger’s chapters on the issue’s MetaPress page!
For more information on next week’s webinar, check out this excellent TechSource blog post, and visit WebJunction’s page, which includes a link to register.

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