Intellectual freedom manual / compiled by the Office for Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association ; Trina Magi, Editor ; Martin Garnar, Assistant Editor.

An essential reference for librarians seeking information and guidance in applying the principles of intellectual freedom in library service. It covers current ALA intellectual freedom polices and guidelines; includes essays on the issues, principles, and law; and provides practical help for librari...

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Corporate Author: American Library Association. Office for Intellectual Freedom.
Other Authors: Magi, Trina J. (Editor), Garnar, Martin (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : ALA Editions, An imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
Edition:Ninth edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Intellectual freedom and libraries: What is intellectual freedom? / by Barbara M. Jones ; 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
  • 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, and programs ; Privacy and confidentiality ; Visits and requests from law enforcement ; Workplace speech
  • Advocacy and assistance: Communicating about intellectual freedom ; Where to get help and get involved / by Nanette Perez and Trina Magi.