Ethics in Digital Storytelling

Friday, 3/19/2021
  • 3:00 PM (Eastern)
  • 2:00 PM (Central)
  • 1:00 PM (Mountain)
  • 12:00 PM (Pacific)

This webinar is part two in a series about supporting digital storytelling practices and programming in public and academic libraries.


Hear from a panel of practitioners and experts about necessary considerations for copyright, accessibility, and consent agreements in library digital storytelling programs. How can educators effectively teach fair use for media-makers? What are important steps in ensuring library programming is accessible for all community members? What factors should educators consider when designing programs focused on first-person, confessional stories? 


Moderated by: Scott Spicer (University of Minnesota Libraries),

Panelists : Joe Lambert (StoryCenter), Dr. Patricia Aufderheide (American University), Maryam Fakouri (University of Washington, Seattle); Andy Andrews (University of Washington, Seattle).


Registrants will have opportunities to ask the panelists questions during the live event.

Learning Outcomes

  • Consider barriers to accessing media making technology.
  • Ethical considerations when designing programming focused on first-person, confessional stories.
  • Teaching fair use in media-making settings.

Who Should Attend

All librarians and support staff interested in learning more about ethical considerations in digital storytelling practices.




How to Register

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Tech Requirements

Computer with Internet access (high-speed connection is best) and media player software. Headphones recommended.


Danielle M. Ponton
FMRT Staff Liaison