Intellectual Freedom 101 – it will rock your world!

Committee on Professional Ethics (COPE), Freedom to Read Foundation, Intellectual Freedom Committee, Intellectual Freedom Round Table, LeRoy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund, Midwinter Meeting/Annual Conference, Office for Intellectual Freedom

Every day leading to the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, the OIF Blog will be featuring a special program, event, or opportunity awaiting attendees. Today’s feature:

Intellectual Freedom 101

Friday, June 24, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Morial Convention Center, Room 243

IF101 is a great opportunity for new professionals, new conference-goers, and intellectual freedom gadflies to learn more about the IF programs and events at Conference, as well as the activities, publications, and upcoming plans of the various IF arms of the association.  We’ll discuss the Library Bill of Rights, Banned Books Week, Choose Privacy Week, the Conable Conference Scholarship, the ALA Code of Ethics, the Intellectual Freedom Manual, the upcoming OIF/IFLA conference in Miami, state Intellectual Freedom Committees, and much much much much more!

Find out how YOU can stay informed, get involved, and make a difference in support of our most fundamental of freedoms.


Loida Garcia-Febo, Chair, Intellectual Freedom Round Table

Kent Oliver, President, Freedom to Read Foundation

Loriene Roy, Trustee, Leroy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund

Julius Jefferson, Chair, Intellectual Freedom Committee

Martin Garnar, Committee on Professional Ethics

Moderator: Jonathan Kelley, Program Coordinator, Office for Intellectual Freedom/Freedom to Read Foundation/The Merritt Fund

Part of the Conference 101 series of programs.