3 edition of Intellectual freedom in libraries found in the catalog.
Intellectual freedom in libraries
Nevada Library Association. Intellectual Freedom Committee.
in [Carson City
Written in English
|LC Classifications||Z711.4 .N48 1971|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||9, 5 l.|
|LC Control Number||73172590|
About the Authors Intellectual freedom is a complex concept that democracies and free societies around the world define in different ways but always strive to uphold. And ALA has long recognized the crucial role that libraries play in protecting this right. But . Intellectual freedom issues. For the justice-minded librarian, sending books into prisons allows you to witness intellectual freedom and censorship issues up close. Most prisons institute some form of book banning, but no two prisons are alike in what they reject.
Defending Intellectual Freedom LGBTQ+ Materials in School Libraries Stemming from an AASL Chapters concern, the ALA Emerging Leaders team was charged with creating a guide for AASL to support school librarians in addressing challenges related to censorship and patron privacy issues, particularly with LGBTQ+ materials. All librarians and library and information science scholars can benefit from learning more about intellectual freedom. This book relies on research and practical real-world scenarios to conceptualize and contextualize it. Practicing Intellectual Freedom in Libraries is helpful for a wide range of people, from those only starting to learn about.
If the purpose of Intellectual Freedom , held Friday afternoon, was to get the conference off to a lively start, it was successful. The fast-paced, one-hour panel let attendees learn about the intellectual freedom activities ALA and its affiliates are working on and how they are defending First Amendment rights. Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) . We also provide information and guidance to libraries in which a book or other informational or artistic object’s (art, sculpture, periodical, etc.) presence is challenged, and serve as a conduit for Intellectual Freedom matters generated by the American Library Association and .
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"Dr. Oltmann's wonderful book provides a well-researched, thorough guide to understanding and practicing intellectual freedom in libraries.
Readers are carefully led through the concepts and issues that shape contemporary support for intellectual freedom in : Shannon M. Oltmann. Libraries, Access, and Intellectual Freedom is a comprehensive guide to the key intellectual freedom "hot buttons" and Intellectual freedom in libraries book legal issues involved.
This unique book offers a practical approach to developing, promoting, and implementing intellectual freedom policies Cited by: 6.
Integrating Libraries and Books Janu Janu Allyson Mower Civil Liberties, Intellectual Freedom Issues, Social Justice By: Allyson Mower.
Clear, precise library policies are the best approach to balancing conflicting ies, Access, and Intellectual Freedom is a comprehensive guide to the key intellectual freedom "hot buttons" and the legal issues involved. This unique book offers a practical approach to developing, promoting, and implementing intellectual freedom.
This resource from Pekoll, Assistant Director of the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF), uses specific case studies to offer practical guidance on safeguarding intellectual freedom related to library displays, programming, and other librarian-created content.
Now, bythe freedom to read also became a freedom to write, for all of us, with blogs and all sorts digital writing – and even non-digital.
It also brought, for librarians, new ways to defend intellectual freedom. And the very first blog post I did for the Montreal Libraries was dedicated to free speech and censorship. ALA actively advocates and educates in defense of intellectual freedom—the rights of library users to read, seek information, and speak freely as guaranteed by the First Amendment.
Intellectual freedom is a core value of the library profession, and a basic right in our democratic society. A publicly supported.
ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) receives reports from libraries, schools, and the media on attempts to ban books in communities across the country.
We compile lists of challenged books in order to inform the public about censorship efforts that affect libraries. Given that the protection and maintenance of intellectual freedom is a paramount duty of librarians and libraries, the Intellectual Freedom Manual is a necessity in any library.4/4(1).
Libraries, Access, and Intellectual Freedom is a comprehensive guide to the key intellectual freedom "hot buttons" and the legal issues involved.
This unique book offers a practical approach to developing, promoting, and implementing intellectual freedom policies that work. American Library Association has recently released Intellectual Freedom Stories from a Shifting Landscape.
The book is a collection of stories from and about librarians who have experienced challenges to library material. Librarians also share stories of how they have worked to champion intellectual freedom through protest and discussion groups.
The IFLA Statement on Libraries and Intellectual Freedom was agreed by IFLA’s Executive Board on 25 March 20 years on, it has been the subject of a session at the World Library and Information Congress and a series of blogs from members of IFLA’s Advisory Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression and beyond.
Intellectual freedom encompasses the freedom to hold, receive and disseminate ideas. -American Library Association, Intellectual Freedom and Censorship Q & A Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through Author: Rachael Clark.
“All librarians and library and information science scholars can benefit from learning more about intellectual freedom. This book relies on research and practical real-world scenarios to conceptualize and contextualize it.
Practicing Intellectual Freedom in Libraries is helpful for a wide range of people, from those only starting to learn. Oltmann is the Editor of the Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy and on the Editorial Board for Library Quarterly.
She recently published a book, Practicing Intellectual Freedom in Libraries. She has presented her research at academic conferences such as the Information Ethics Roundtable, the Annual Conference of the Association for Information.
Practicing Intellectual Freedom in Libraries book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Practicing Intellectual Freedom in Libraries /5. Intellectual Freedom. The principles of intellectual freedom--the idea that a democracy is dependent upon free and open access to ideas—are hallmarks of the library and education professions.
But librarians and teachers sometimes face strong opinions regarding what material people think is appropriate for children and teenagers to have access to in a school library. The Intellectual Freedom Blog’s purpose is to educate and encourage discussions about intellectual freedom principles and promote the value of libraries, librarians, and professional membership in the American Library Association (ALA).
The blog is managed and edited by staff of ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) to raise awareness of time. The Intellectual Freedom Blog’s purpose is to educate and encourage discussions about intellectual freedom principles and promote the value of libraries, librarians, and professional membership in the American Library Association (ALA).
The blog is managed and edited by staff of ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) to raise awareness of time-sensitive news. Over two-thirds of all challenges to books and other resources reported to the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom occur in schools.
This book explores intellectual freedom issues in school library media programs including selection of resources and materials selection policies, challenges and censorship, students' freedom to read, patron privacy and confidentiality of library Cited by: 3. - School Library Journal "This is a thoroughly researched, yet practical and accessible book.
It belongs in all professional collections Highly Recommended." - Library Media Connection, Starred Review "Adams provides wonderful information about intellectual freedom and privacy in our school libraries/5(1).The library's board was well-educated about the important role libraries serve in supporting intellectual freedom, and was able to rely on the library's established procedures and national documents to retain the book in the library's collection.Intellectual Freedom – Collection Development and Challenges – The most common First Amendment issue many libraries face is opposition to particular titles or types of materials.
Libraries should have thoughtful, well compiled written policies and procedures for how to respond when library materials are challenged.