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Registration for ArLA Pre-Conference Is Now Available

29 Jul 2019 9:34 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

Registration for the 2019 ArLA Pre-Conference is now available. There are two sesssions to choose from:

Drama, Drama, Drama

Fredonna Walker, Training Specialist, and Derrick Newby, Library Associate, both with William F. Laman Public Library in North Little Rock, present Drama, Drama, Drama- How to Make it Work for You, Not Against You. In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn why drama happens and what you can do to turn it into the most valuable tool in your professional toolbox.

Privacy in Libraries

Privacy in Libraries, led by Bryan Neil Jones, Systems Librarian for Nashville Public Library and a member of the Library Freedom Project (, provides training regarding the ethical, legal, and technical issues of privacy in libraries. Library Freedom Project is a partnership among librarians, technologists, attorneys, and privacy advocates which aims to address the problems of surveillance by making real the promise of intellectual freedom in libraries. By teaching librarians about surveillance threats, privacy rights and responsibilities, and digital tools to stop surveillance, LFP hopes to create a privacy-centric paradigm shift in libraries and the communities they serve.

Both pre-conferences are $50/each. They are scheduled for Friday, September 27, 1-4 p.m., Salons A-C at Embassy Suites.

Registration is available online at

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