on February 17, 2022 Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Why and How to Implement Privacy and Surveillance Information Literacy into Your Institution When It’s Not Part of Your Job Description

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Originally presented February 16, 2022

Privacy is a core principle of librarianship, but it’s most often not included in academic librarian position descriptions, nor in MLIS curriculum as a focus, leaving librarians to find professional development opportunities and/or use their personal time to fill this gap.

This is a problem as the recent pandemic forced educators to choose online learning platforms and tools without always assessing privacy and data collection policies, making it necessary for librarians to become privacy advocates within their institutions. 

Marisol Moreno Ortiz covers how higher education librarians and other professionals can learn about privacy and surveillance, why privacy and surveillance should become a focus of a librarian’s duties, and how to implement such inclusion in their institution.

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Marisol Moreno Ortiz

Marisol Moreno Ortiz holds a Masters of Library and Information Science from Louisiana State University and Masters of Arts in English from Portland State University. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English with a Writing Minor from Oregon State University. She was a panelist in the session, “The diverse workforce,” at the Internet Librarian International (ILL) Conference 2018 in London, England, and presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) 2019 conference. Her article, “Thinking about a thing called privacy: A reflection through example” was published in College & Research Libraries News. She is committed to privacy and mental health advocacy, equity, inclusion, and diversity in the library profession. Marisol is also a creative writer and poet.

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