Posts Tagged as ‘library schools’

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 […]

June 14, 2010

where were you when you first heard about banned books?

Hi folks. I’m Martin Garnar, current chair of the Intellectual Freedom Committee and this week’s guest blogger for the OIF blog. I’ll be sharing my thoughts on a range of intellectual freedom issues. Today’s topic: your first exposure to intellectual freedom. Do you remember the first time you thought about the following words in a […]

April 28, 2010

FTRF’s Free Graduate Membership Program Continues

Attention spring library school graduates! Become a member of the Freedom to Read Foundation – for FREE! At its Midwinter Meeting in January, the Freedom to Read Foundation Board of Trustees voted to extend the offer of a free one-year membership for new library school graduates to those who graduate in the spring or summer […]

October 8, 2009

FREE Freedom to Read Foundation memberships to new LIS grads

The Freedom to Read Foundation is offering free one-year memberships to students graduating from ALA-accredited MLS and MLIS programs and from school library media programs recognized by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), an educational unit accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Students whose graduation date was Aug. 1, […]