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Intellectual freedom manual

Author: Martin Garnar; Trina J Magi; American Library Association. Office for Intellectual Freedom.
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, 2021. ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Tenth editionView all editions and formats
"This indispensable resource provides day-to-day guidance on maintaining free and equal access to information for all people"--

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Intellectual freedom manual.
Chicago : ALA Editions, 2021
(DLC) 2020028179
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Garnar; Trina J Magi; American Library Association. Office for Intellectual Freedom.
ISBN: 0838948189 9780838948187
OCLC Number: 1159629769
Description: xxii, 327 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: Part I : Intellectual freedom and libraries. What is intellectual freedom? / by Barbara M. Jones and James LaRue --
Core intellectual freedom documents of the American Library Association --
Creating intellectual freedom policies for your library --
The right to receive information : libraries, the First Amendment, and the public forum doctrine / by Theresa Chmara --
Part II : Intellectual freedom issues and best practices. Access to library resources and services --
Censorship, challenged resources, and internet filtering --
Children and youth --
Collection development and management --
Copyright --
Meeting rooms, exhibit spaces, programming, and education --
Privacy and confidentiality --
Visits and requests from law enforcement --
Workplace speech --
Special lenses : guidance across issues --
Part III : Advocacy and assistance. Communicating about intellectual freedom --
Where to get help and get involved / by Eleanor Diaz.
Responsibility: compiled by the Office for Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association ; Martin Garnar, editor, Trina Magi, assistant editor.


The newest edition of the Intellectual Freedom Manual is more than simply an update of a foundational text that has served as a crucial resource for more than four decades. It is a living document  Read more...


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