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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 libraries.
* 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 practices.

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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