Summer school is in session for intellectual freedom!


**UPDATE – Intellectual Freedom Summer School webinars were recorded and are now available for purchase.  Visit for details.**

This August, OIF is offering “Intellectual Freedom Summer School,” a series of online learning opportunities with specific programs for public, academic, and school librarians. These hour-long, interactive sessions will focus on current issues and feature speakers from OIF as well as practicing librarians in the field. The Summer School courses will be:

  • Tuesday, Aug. 2: “Intellectual Freedom Summer School: Hot Topics in Academic Libraries” featuring Barbara Jones, Deborah Caldwell-Stone and Mike Wright
  • Tuesday, Aug. 9: “Intellectual Freedom Summer School: Privacy Law, Ethics and Policy in the Library” featuring Deborah Caldwell-Stone
  • Thursday, Aug. 18: “Intellectual Freedom Summer School: Hot Topics in School Libraries” featuring Angela Maycock and Frances Jacobson Harris
  • Wednesday, Aug. 24: “Intellectual Freedom Summer School: Collection Diversity and Self-Censorship” featuring Angela Maycock
  • Tuesday, Aug. 30: “Intellectual Freedom Summer School: Hot Topics in Public Libraries” featuring Angela Maycock and Kent Oliver

“Intellectual Freedom Summer School” sessions cost $39 for ALA members; $49 for nonmembers; and $95 for groups of two or more attendees at the same location. Registration is now available for the August 2 and August 9 webinars, and will be open for the remaining sessions on Wednesday, July 27. For more information and to register, visit

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