The ALA Annual Conference offers numerous opportunities to explore and celebrate intellectual freedom. This post highlights fourteen intellectual freedom-themed conference sessions, including live panel discussions and on-demand sessions, the Intellectual Freedom Awards Celebration, and business meetings. As you plan your #ALAAC21 calendar, consider adding these sessions to your schedule!
The Resolution to Condemn White Supremacy and Fascism as Antithetical to Library Work was adopted during ALA Midwinter 2021. The resolution calls on ALA to “commit to explicitly incorporating existing and developing antiracist and antifascist frameworks.” But are Ibram X. Kendi’s approach to antiracism and Robin DiAngelo’s concept of white fragility the only methods to inform ALA’s antiracist frameworks? Not if these BIPOC thinkers can help it.
A quick intellectual freedom and privacy recap from ALA Midwinter Virtual.
This post introduces seven meetings and discussions on aspects of intellectual freedom that will occur during the 2021 ALA Midwinter Virtual.
As a profession, we honor and are grateful to Dita Kraus for her dedication, courage, and commitment to the ideal of a library as a beacon of humanity in the midst of barbarism. We express our gratitude for the example that she has set to librarians across the world. Thank you, Dita.
A report on a couple of Intellectual Freedom panels at American Library Association’s Annual Conference
So many great intellectual freedom and privacy events during ALA Annual Conference in Washington D.C. You won’t want to miss a single minute.
Join the Office for Intellectual Freedom in New Orleans for intellectual freedom and privacy discussions and programs. Don’t hesitate to snag us for any questions!
ALA’s Midwinter Meeting is in Denver and the Office for Intellectual Freedom will be there staffing the different committee meetings and programs. Committee meetings and programs are open to any […]
Are you interested in learning more about privacy and libraries at ALA’s 2018 Midwinter Meeting? Here is the current list of privacy-related meetings and programs scheduled for Denver, Colorado.