Posts Tagged as ‘intellectual freedom’

November 19, 2013

Call for nominations for the Gerald Hodges IF Chapter Relations Award

Call for nominations for the Gerald Hodges IF Chapter Relations Award   The Gerald Hodges Intellectual Freedom Chapter Relations Award recognizes an intellectual freedom focused organization that has developed a strong multi-year, ongoing program or a single, one-year project that exemplifies support for intellectual freedom, patron confidentiality and anti-censorship efforts. The award consists of $1,000 and […]

June 14, 2013

Utah Library Association IFC receives the 2013 Gerald Hodges IF Chapter Relations Award

The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) of the American Library Association (ALA) announces that the Utah Library Association Intellectual Freedom Committee is the recipient of the 2013 Gerald Hodges Intellectual Freedom Chapter Relations Award. The Intellectual Freedom Committee of the Utah Library Association built “a strong Intellectual Freedom cohort in the State of Utah. In […]

January 19, 2012

OIF webcasts now available for purchase

In 2011, OIF presented two series of webinars – Intellectual Freedom Summer School and Intellectual Freedom across the Globe – that were recorded and are now available for purchase.  To purchase any of them, visit and click on the “Register” link to the right of the webcast you’re interested in. You will need to enter […]

January 6, 2012

IFAction News Roundup, January 1 – 5

Privacy/Technology NYTimes Op-Ed:  Internet Access Is Not a Human Right  No Warrant Needed for GPS Monitoring, Judge Rules How the Feds Are Tracking Your Kid Related: Data-Crazy Department of Education Throws Privacy Out the Window Daniel Solove: Student Privacy in Peril: Massive Data Gathering With Inadequate Privacy and Security First Amendment Rights Judge Rules ‘Uncomfortable’ […]

September 29, 2010

IFRT Monthly Video Series: Carrie Gardner on Intellectual Freedom & LIS instruction

The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) is pleased to present the third video in its monthly series to promote intellectual freedom among ALA members. This month, IFRT chair Loida Garcia-Febo interviews Dr. Carrie Gardner on intellectual freedom and Library Information Science (LIS) instruction.  Gardner says her hope is that “some day, education about these issues […]

May 3, 2010

Choose Privacy Week kicks off with awesome video

This week is the inaugural Choose Privacy Week – a celebration of our right to privacy and an opportunity to engage libraries, librarians, and the general public about the importance of this issue in our increasingly public world.  Choose Privacy Week is made possible in part by a grant from the Open Society Institute. We […]