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Gloria B. Meisel, Chair
Harold L. Drimmer Library
Westchester Community College
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595

Friday, November 21, 2003, 8:30 - 3:30
Baruch College Conference Center, City University of New York 
151 East 25th Street, 7th Floor
New York, New York 10010    
travel directions 

The format of this year’s ACRL/NY Symposium has been changed to reflect your suggestions. Our five guest speakers will address the audience in the morning. The afternoon program will feature a roundtable discussion session that will be moderated by Rick Karr of National Public Radio. Mr. Karr will present a variety of prepared questions from the committee and from those attending the symposium.     printable version of program (.pdf)

Registration and Coffee
President's Address and Introduction of Officers 
Eloise Bellard
, President ACRL/NY 

Program Introduction 
Gloria Meisel
, Symposium Chair
Intellectual Freedom, the Patriot Act and the Impact on Libraries and Librarians
Judith Krug,
American Library Association, Office for Intellectual Freedom. 

Lee Strickland,
U.S. Senior Intelligence Service Officer, and Visiting Professor, University of Maryland abstract
Morning Break
11:15- 12:15 
The Patriot Act
Daniel J. Lyons, Associate Division Counsel for the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation 

Intellectual Access
Siva Vaidhyanathan,
Professor, New York University, Department of Culture and Communication
Lunch at Baruch
1:45- 3:30 
Roundtable Discussion Moderated by Rick Karr, National Public Radio

Please note that Congressman Bernard Sanders will not be speaking at the ACRL/NY Symposium.

last updated 11/24/2003