Entries from April 2008

April 22, 2008

Announcing the Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship

The Freedom to Read Foundation is proud to announce the Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship. The Conable Scholarship enables a library school student or new professional to attend ALA’s Annual Conference, with a specific focus on intellectual freedom meetings and programs. The 2008 ALA Annual Conference will be held June 26–July 2 in Anaheim, CA. […]

April 4, 2008

Loriene Roy Applauds Swift Action to Restore Full Access to POPLINE

Controversy arose this week when librarians discovered that they could no longer use the word ‘abortion’ on POPLINE, a reproductive health database maintained by the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). When informed about the restriction, Dr. Michael J. Klag, the Dean of […]