Intellectual Freedom News 8/13/2021

Intellectual Freedom News


  • Register for the inaugural ALA Virtual Volunteer Fair on September 14, 2021; The fair will be an opportunity for ALA Members to drop in and speak with committee members and staff liaisons from various ALA groups that offer volunteer opportunities, including ALA Association committees, Divisions, and Round Tables.  This is an opportunity for members to ask more specific questions about a committee or group’s work, time commitment, typical schedule, how to volunteer, etc! 


Privacy & Cybersecurity

More privacy news is available at the Voices for Privacy blog.

First Amendment, Free Speech, & Civil Liberties



Academic Freedom & Campus Speech

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Journalism & Media

Information Literacy & Disinformation

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ALA News


  • ALA eLearning—webinars, courses, workshops, e-forums and more—covers library-related fundamentals, advances, trends, and hot topics for all types of libraries. Find the online options that can best keep you and your colleagues and staff current.


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