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Libraries Post 9/11: Privacy and Security Issues 
Nadia Caida, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Information Studies
at the University of Toronto 

From Canadian-housed e-journal databases, to ILS providers located
outside of Canada, and the impacts of the USA Patriot Act on Canadians'
personal information (including their library records), there has been a
growing awareness in the library community about the impacts of
legislation and practices stemming from the September 11, 2001 (and
subsequent) attacks. Find out how Canadian public and academic libraries
have reacted to these trends, and what are the privacy and security
issues that libraries and librarians need to be cognizant with in a post
9/11 information environment. 

4 PM Atlantic 
Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

The Benefits 

* Get an update on Canadian (and foreign) legislation that has a
potential to impact the services, resources, operations and policies of
* Get a primer on information policy vocabulary and issues.
* Hear about the findings from in-depth interviews conducted with over
30 directors of the major public and academic libraries in Canada about
privacy and security issues.
* Develop strategies for your institution and learn about best

Who Should Participate?

Librarians, library staff, and all information professionals who are
interested in privacy and security issues, and the impacts of the
legislation on their practices. 

Key Topics You Will Explore 

* USA Patriot Act (US) and impacts for libraries
* Lawful Access initiative (Canada)
* Outsourcing and data confidentiality
* Information policy and advocacy
* Best practices 

Method of Instruction 

Audio conference with supporting handout. 


Member: $48.00 + GST 
Non-Member: $68.00 + GST 

About The Presenter......

Nadia Caida is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Information
Studies at the University of Toronto. Her primary research interests are
information policy and social/community informatics. One of her current
research projects is on "Framing 'Information' and 'Access' Post 9/11".
It has been awarded a three-year grant (2004-2007) from the Social
Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) in Canada. 

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