I want to believe librarianship has entered a new era of working to help people understand information and define authority for themselves. I believe this is going to be an ongoing critical element of teaching and understanding information, and I believe librarians have an important role in this education and dialogue. The ACRL framework document outlines the practices that learners should have in this area.
At its third meeting at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference, the ALA Council passed this resolution in support of librarians who have been sued after they have shared their opinions […]
After a wonderful evening celebrating the IFRT 40th Anniversary, we’re excited for these intellectual freedom-related goings on at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference: 1. IFRT Program: “How a Book is Saved: […]
For more on the case discussed in the statement below, see this Chronicle of Higher Education piece. From the ALA Public Information Office: CHICAGO – Recently Edwin Mellen Press filed a […]
Members of the Association of College & Research Libraries have until this Friday, February 15 to volunteer for ACRL committees. OIF and the ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee particularly encourage those who are […]