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

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.