New Webinar Recording: “How to Protect the Freedom to Read in Your Library”
Here’s a recording of a Banned Books Week 2015 webinar that took place earlier today.
The “How to Protect the Freedom to Read in Your Library” webinar was organized and sponsored by SAGE and featured three presentations.
Part I: How to use open communication to prevent book challenges
FeaturingKate Lechtenberg, Teacher Librarian at Iowa’s Ankeny Community School District.
Part II: How to handle a book challenge after it happens
Featuring Kristin Pekoll, assistant director of ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom.
Part III: How to Bring Attention to the Issue of Banned Books
Scott DiMarco, Director of the North Hall Library at Mansfield University.
A Q&A moderated by Vicky Baker, deputy editor of the London-based Index on Censorship magazine, is also included on the video.
The video recording is available on YouTube and also embedded below.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.