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CIPR Co-Director Joyce Latham to present at UWM Libraries

Feb 15, 2012   //   by cipradmin   //   News  //  Comments Off

CIPR Co-Director Joyce Latham will be presenting a keynote lecture at the UWM Libraries on Monday, March 19th, 11 am-12 pm, in W 190 (library instruction room B).

Professor Latham will be speaking about open inquiry through creation, support and delivery of the scholarly content in teaching and collaborative environments. After the keynote presentation, Suyu Lin, Scholarly Communications Librarian, will outline new perspectives in supportive partnership at the UWM Libraries. Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by:
Svetlana Korolev, Janet Padway, Tyler Smith
On behalf of the UWM Libraries and the Libraries Staff Development Committee

2011 WLA Pre-Conference Tell Me What Democracy Looks Like

Oct 7, 2011   //   by cipradmin   //   Events, News  //  Comments Off

The UW-Milwaukee Center for Information Policy Research, UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies and the WLA Intellectual Freedom Round Table invite you to attend the 2011 Wisconsin Library Association Pre-Conference, Tell Me What Democracy Looks Like!

When a library confronts an intellectual freedom challenge, who are the players involved, what are their interests and where do we stand? This pre-conference will explore the motivations of such groups as Family Friendly Librarians, local politicians and the American Library Association.

Perspectives on intellectual freedom issues will be offered by:

  • Barb Deter, Past president, Board of Directors, West Bend Community Memorial Library
  • Barbara Jones, Director, Office of Intellectual Freedom, ALA, Chicago
  • Sandra Braman, Professor, Department of Communications, UW-Milwaukee
  • Loretta Gaffney, PhD candidate in Library & Information Science, Univ. of Illinois
  • Joyce M. Latham, Assistant Professor, UW-Milwaukee

November 1, 2011 | 9:30 – 3:30 PM
Hilton Milwaukee City Center
509 W. Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI

Register here!

CIPR Directors to Discuss Labor, Ethics at ALA 2011 Annual Conference in New Orleans

Jun 20, 2011   //   by cipradmin   //   Events, News  //  Comments Off

CIPR Co-Directors Dr. Michael Zimmer and Dr. Joyce Latham will be discussing issues of ethics and labor at the upcoming American Library Association Annual Conference and Exhibition. Held June 23-28, 2011 in New Orleans, the ALA Annual Conference is the world’s largest event for the broader library community, bringing together more than 25,000 librarians, educators, authors, publishers, literacy experts, and advocates.

Dr. Zimmer will be speaking on the program “Promoting Ethical Literacy in Youth: How Librarians Can Partner with Parents and Teachers”, hosted by the ALA’s Committee on Professional Ethics. The program is Sunday, June 26th from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Morial Convention Center, Room 243. More details are available here.

Dr. Latham will be participating in the Library History Round Table Research Forum, which features papers on the history of library services and collections for business, industry, and labor. Dr. Latham will present her work on “Collective Collections: Libraries and Labor” on Sunday, June 26th from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel, room Rosedown A. More details are available here.

Intellectual Freedom vs. Wikileaks

Feb 5, 2011   //   by cipradmin   //   News  //  Comments Off

Please join CIPR co-directors Dr. Joyce Latham and Dr. Michael Zimmer for a discussion of the intersections of intellectual freedom and WikiLeaks at the Brookfield Public Library on Thursday, February 24th from 7 to 8 PM.

Registration for this event is requested, but not required. To register or to request further information, please call 262-782-4140.