The Future of Intellectual Freedom: IFLA, FAIFE Seek Comment, Article Proposals
The future of intellectual freedom is ours to decide. To commemorate Human Rights Day, share your views on the IFLA Statement on Libraries and Intellectual Freedom in IFLA-FAIFE’s survey by January 15th. Then, develop your ideas further with an article abstract for the 2021 special issue of IFLA Journal on intellectual freedom due March 1st.
Why is Intellectual Freedom Important?
Intellectual freedom provides our world with innovation: new technology, cures to diseases, new ways of providing food to starving communities. Intellectual freedom enriches culture. Answering the question, “why is intellectual freedom important” is something I am continuing to explore and think about.
Intellectual Freedom News 12/30/16
New Library Bill of Rights poster, challenge support resources and free webinar.
Google Embraces Version of Right to be Forgotten
Google Europe announced on its blog, that it would adopt practices that would amount to a global right to be forgotten. The new policy boils down to the following
IFRT Monthly Video Series: IFLA Senior Policy Advisor Stuart Hamilton
The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) presents the fifth in its monthly video series of interviews. This month’s video features Stuart Hamilton, Senior Policy Advisor for the International Federation of […]