Webinar (Live): Online Privacy for Library Staff and Users with Laura Solomon

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Date(s) - 05/07/2019
2:00 pm CDT - 3:00 pm CDT

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Think you don’t need to care about your online privacy? Not doing anything shady or illegal, so it doesn’t matter…right?

As it turns out, this topic is growing in importance as people realize the long-term ramifications of not being privacy-aware. Understand why protecting one’s online privacy is now so critical and what can happen when one doesn’t. We’ll also look at various concrete methods and tools you can use to help insure online privacy as much as possible.


  • Understand why online privacy is important for everyone who uses the web
  • Be aware of possible consequences of not being protective of one’s online privacy
  • Be able to list at least three (3) methods and/or tools for protecting online privacy

Laura Solomon, MCIW, MLS, is the Library Services Manager for the Ohio Public Library Information Network. She has been doing web development and design for more than twenty years, in both public libraries and as an independent consultant. She specializes in developing with Drupal. She is a 2010 Library Journal Mover & Shaker. She’s written three books about social media and content marketing, specifically for libraries, and speaks nationally on both these and technology-related topics. As a former children’s librarian, she enjoys bringing the “fun of technology” to audiences and in giving libraries the tools they need to better serve the virtual customer.

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Skill Level: Introduction & Beyond Basic

Registration is closed for this event.

For FY2021-22, 70% of the total costs for the PLAN Continuing Education program ($220,000) is supported by federal money, and 30% of this program ($92,991) is supported by state money. The total budget of the project is $312,991.