The term intellectual freedom has been recently tossed around by state lawmakers to justify new laws targeting college campuses. The recent laws and policy changes mainly target one of three things: faculty tenure, curriculum, or freedom of speech. This post will provide an update on new laws or incidents happening in various states.
November 11, 2016; Library security, political speech, and #1000BlackGirlBooks
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