While intellectual freedom issues can quickly become complex and nuanced, introduction to the ideals doesn’t necessarily have to be. A simpler introduction may stick easier than an overly complicated one.
Interested in censorship? Freedom to read? Privacy? Are you a good writer? Creative? Engaging? Do you know how to balance text with graphics and hyperlinks? We’re looking for YOU!
By Dustin Fife I love when news organizations reach out to librarians. A local news agency reached out to me today to ask about internet filtering and some possible legislation […]
EveryLibrary is a nonprofit Political Action Committee (PAC) “chartered to work exclusively on local library ballot initiatives.” Their call to arms and motto is what first drew me to this organization: “Any library initiative anywhere, matters to every library everywhere.” The library world is small, and we politically share in victories and defeats.
Good-bye Banned Books Week of 2015. Libraries and bookstores will take down the yellow caution tape. Fahrenheit 451 and Winnie the Pooh will be returned to the shelf. New blogs […]
The Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF), of the American Library Association (ALA), is seeking bloggers! The OIF Blog is undergoing a few updates and we are taking this opportunity to increase […]
ALA’s Tina Coleman has the scoop on ALA’s presence at this weekend’s C2E2 Comic Con in Chicago! If you’re going, make sure to say hi to the OIF pals at […]
Young adult author (and great friend to OIF and the Freedom to Read Foundation) Lauren Myracle will be speaking at ALA’s Library Advocacy Day tomorrow (Tuesday, June 29) at 11:00 […]