Entries Tagged as ‘International issues’

September 3, 2014

You’re invited to a free webinar: Regional Issues for Banned Books in 2014

Cross-posted to SAGE Connection Blog Wednesday, September 24, 9am PT/12pm ET In 2013, there were 307 reported requests for books to be removed from America’s libraries, potentially putting those volumes out of reach of students, readers, and learners of all types. While every corner of the map faces unique issues related to library censorship, these issues also catalyze […]

August 7, 2014

IFAction News Roundup, July 27 – August 2, 2014

The Office for Intellectual Freedom sponsors IFAction, an email list for those who would like updated information on news affecting intellectual freedom, censorship, privacy, access to information, and more. Click here to subscribe to this list. For an archive of all list postings since 1996, visit the IF Action archive. Below is a sample of […]

February 6, 2013

IFAction Round-Up, January 14-February 3, 2013

The Office for Intellectual Freedom sponsors IFAction, an email list for those who would like updated information on news affecting intellectual freedom, censorship, privacy, access to information, and more. Click here to subscribe to this list. For an archive of all list postings since 1996, visit the IF Action archive. Below is a sample of articles from January 14 –February 3, 2013. […]

December 11, 2012

IF Action Round Up, December 3-10, 2012

The Office for Intellectual Freedom sponsors IFAction, an email list for those who would like updated information on news affecting intellectual freedom, censorship, privacy, access to information, and more. Click here to subscribe to this list. For an archive of all list postings since 1996, visit the IF Action archive. Below is a sample of articles from December 3-10, 2012. […]

August 15, 2012

IFLA Endorses International Code of Ethics for Librarians and Information Workers

On August 12, the Governing Board of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) endorsed a new International Code of Ethics for Librarians and Information Workers.   A working group from IFLA’s Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE) drafted and consulted extensively on an international code of ethics […]

July 16, 2012

IFAction Round Up July 1-15, 2012

What is your vote for biggest story of the week? Tell us in the comments or vote on Facebook! OIF sponsors IFAction, an email list for those who would like updated information on news affecting intellectual freedom, censorship, privacy, access to information, and more. To subscribe to this list, visit http://lists.ala.org/wws/subscribe/ifaction. For an archive of all postings to […]

July 3, 2012

Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 is the 2nd FAIFE Book Club selection

Cross-posted to IFLA FAIFE. The FAIFE Book Club provides multiple venues for librarians and free expression supporters to discuss issues brought up by the selections: a website (http://faifebookclub.ala.org) and blog, email list, webinars, and in-person activities. There’s also a Twitter feed, and participants are welcome to post on FAIFE’s Facebook page. Following closely on the heels of Bradbury’s 5 June death […]

March 15, 2012

SXSW: Two Programs Pushing the Censorship Envelope

This week, OIF Director Barbara Jones is blogging about her experiences at her first SXSW in Austin. March 14, 2012 Two SXSW programs about free speech were especially provocative and VERY controversial.  In both cases, the projects use humor to present the impact of censorship in closed societies.  They both experiment with how far they can push […]

February 13, 2012

IFAction News Round Up February 3-9, 2012

OIF sponsors an email list for those who would like updated information on news affecting intellectual freedom, censorship, privacy, access to information, and more. To subscribe to this list, visit http://lists.ala.org/wws/subscribe/ifaction. For an archive of all postings to the list since 1996, visit http://lists.ala.org/wws/arc/ifaction. Below is a sample of articles from February 2-9, 2012. Privacy Over 3 […]

February 3, 2012

IFAction News Round Up, January 27-February 2, 2012

OIF sponsors an email list for those who would like updated information on news affecting intellectual freedom, censorship, privacy, access to information, and more. To subscribe to this list, visit http://lists.ala.org/wws/subscribe/ifaction. For an archive of all postings to the list since 1996, visit http://lists.ala.org/wws/arc/ifaction. Below is a sample of articles from January 27-February 2, 2012. […]

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