CLASS Series Announcement

Rebecca Crown Library and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science


Crown Library Assistantship Symposium Series (CLASS)

A new series which invites discussion and debate from all students, faculty, staff and the community on hot topics in legislation and how they affect our chosen disciplines

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008
At 4:00 pm in the Lewis Lounge
The Impact of No Child Left Behind and Standardized Testing on School Curriculum

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008
At 4:00 pm in the Lewis Lounge
The Children’s Internet Protection Act, Censorship, and the Selection of Library Materials for Children and Young Adults

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008
At 4:30 pm in the Lewis Lounge
Piracy, Copyright and File Sharing on College Campuses and Public Libraries

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008
At 4:30 pm in the Lewis Lounge
The USA Patriot Act-A Look into the Future

Summer dates and topics to be determined

Each discussion group will feature a panel representing different viewpoints on the topic. We invite you to come and share your opinions and ask questions of our panel. For each discussion, background information on the topic is posted on the CLASS wiki, found on the Library homepage under subject guides. We encourage you to RSVP to each of the email invitations sent out before each seminar as seats will be limited.

Refreshments will be served.

If you have any questions, comments or feedback, please do not hesitate to contact us at


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