Pack your ALA Annual Conference schedule with intellectual freedom programs and meetings. Learn more about the ‘Thirteen Reasons Why’ and ‘Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian’ challenges in this IF News issue.
A school librarian explained that her administration would be installing security cameras in her school library, and she wondered if she should voice a protest to the decision. An interesting discussion evolved from her initial inquiry.
ALA gears up for renewed net neutrality fight. New Ethics Webinar. And Choose Privacy Week blog roundup.
Did you know a drone can provide wireless internet?! And don’t forget to check out the new Choose Privacy Week website and graphics!
Monday is the unveiling of the Top Ten Challenged Books of 2016!
Action for the repeal of the FCC privacy rules, save federal funding for libraries, and the removal of The Kite Runner in Arizona.
On March 21, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (NC) chose to voluntarily pull Jacob’s New Dress from a lesson on anti-bullying because Republican legislators in the state’s General Assembly were up in arms … Why this abrupt decision and interest by the General Assembly? It’s a simple answer: HB2.
Howard Zinn’s “A People’s History of the United States,” “Eleanor and Park,” and Net Neutrality
Article 19 of the [Universal Declaration of Human Rights] states: 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 any media and regardless of frontiers.
A first: Request for a library to delete their tweets. Sensitivity readers to flag potentially offensive content. And, anti-protest bills hit Arizona.