ALA policies and statements are critical in the defense against threats to intellectual freedom. For this reason, it is crucial to understand not only the contemporary and practical resources provided by the ALA but also the historical and theoretical contexts informing current policies. The tenth edition of A History of ALA Policy on Intellectual Freedom provides an important history of ALA policy related to intellectual freedom.
Intellectual freedom encompasses the freedom to hold, receive and disseminate ideas. Keep reading for more intellectual freedom definitions from ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom.
Elections can rile people up. It’s smart for librarians to take a good look around before there’s trouble — starting with library policy.
Crafting Meeting Room Policies that Keep You In Charge and Out of Court November 4, 2015 @ 1pm CST Legal advocacy groups are threatening legal action and filing lawsuits against […]
New Webinar! Mark your calendars for August 19th @ 1pm CST. Angry and Alarmed: Embracing the Concerned Parent We’re told that Step One for addressing any challenge or concern […]