Libraries want to provide high quality, affordable, safe learning platforms, but that can be challenging. With lots of choices and often confusing terms of service agreements, libraries are asking themselves, “What should we buy?”
The First Amendment and Library Services, brought to you by Theresa Chmara, ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions, and the Office for Intellectual Freedom, will introduce you to the legal principles behind the First Amendment, their practical implications in daily life, and how those principles affect library work.
What LGBTQ books should be on your shelf? In celebration of GLBT Book Month, OIF joined Booklist, Gale Cengage, and the GLBT Round Table of the American Library Association in this free webinar on diverse collections.
May 5, 2016 – Intellectual Freedom and Minors webinar with Chris Crutcher; New Library Privacy Guidelines for Students in K-12 Schools; Looking for Alaska retained in Kentucky; This One Summer banned in Minnesota; Internet Filters and so much more.
April 21, 2016 – Intellectual Freedom News is a compilation of news delivered by the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom including current book challenges in libraries and schools and articles about privacy, internet filtering and censorship
Last week marked the 31st Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, the world’s largest gathering of people who develop or use assistive technology and the only one to be hosted by a college–California State University, Northridge (CSUN). It is a critical source of inspiration and information for multiple handicapping conditions, but especially for the visually impaired or blind.
FREE WEBINAR! Is your library preparing to observe Choose Privacy Week 2016? The ALA’s IFC Privacy Subcommittee and the Office for Intellectual Freedom will offer solid guidance on developing privacy programming that will educate and engage your library users and provide an update on current privacy issues confronting libraries today.
The webinar will take place on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 12 Noon Eastern/11:00 a.m. Central/10:00 a.m. Mountain / 9:00 am Pacific.
This webinar will share examples of potential partners and how collaborating with non library organizations can strengthen your message and increase your reach. Featuring Charles Brownstein, Executive Director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and Emily Brock, a Publicist at Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House.
If you check your catalog for these picture books, where will you find them shelved? And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell This Day in June by […]
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 […]