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Defending intellectual freedom

the library and the censor

by Eli M. Oboler

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Censorship,
  • Libraries -- Censorship,
  • Intellectual freedom

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEli M. Oboler.
    SeriesContributions in librarianship and information science ;, no. 32
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ711.4 .O26 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 246 p. ;
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4405644M
    ISBN 100313214727
    LC Control Number79008585

    Advocacy Includes Defending Intellectual Freedom Finally, as a trustee advocate, you will be a defender of intellectual freedom defined by the American Library Association as the “the right of every individual to both seek and receive information from all points of view without restriction. Intellectual freedom, and its related issues, censorship, access, and intellectual property rights, has always been fundamental to library services in the United States. All librarians and library workers need a working understanding of both sides of these complex issues.

      He gave a rousing speech defending intellectual freedom on college campuses. He issued an Executive Order requiring, among other things, state institutions to respect the First Amendment’s guarantee of freedom of speech to qualify for federal funding. Administrators have been quick to say that they already respect the First Amendment. ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom, Chicago, IL. K likes. The Office for Intellectual Freedom is charged with implementing ALA policies concerning the concept of intellectual freedom as embodied.

      Intellectual Freedom vs Censorship Posted by avid reader Novem July 2, Posted in Book Discussions/ Book related events Tags: ALA advocacy, Banned books, Censorship, Freedom of access, Intellectual Freedom, Right to read, School Library. This list of intellectual freedom awards is an index to articles about notable awards celebrating intellectual freedom, specifically freedoms of thought, speech, and expression; this includes press and academic l human rights awards are not included, unless their primary focus is on intellectual freedom. The list is organized by the country of the sponsor of the award, but awards.


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Beyond Banned Books: Defending Intellectual Freedom throughout Your Library—print/e-book Bundle. Add to cart. View Full Product Page. Authors: Kristin Pekoll. Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) Details: Price: $ Item Number: Publication Year: Publisher: ALA Editions. Kristin started her career as a youth librarian in West Bend, Wisconsin, where she experienced a book challenge to over 80 LGBTQIA+ YA books.

She is the author of Beyond Banned Books: Defending Intellectual Freedom throughout Your Library, published by ALA Editions in In her free time she enjoys watching the Green Bay Packers and working.

Beyond Banned Books: Defending Intellectual Freedom throughout Your Library. by Kristin Pekoll | out of 5 stars 1. Paperback $ $ Get it as soon as Thu, Sep 5. FREE Shipping by Amazon. More Buying Choices $ (11 used & new offers). Defending Intellectual Freedom LGBTQ+ Materials in School Libraries Stemming from an Affiliate Assembly concern, the ALA Emerging Leaders team was charged with creating a guide for AASL to support school librarians in addressing challenges related to censorship and patron privacy issues, particularly with LGBTQ+ materials.

This interactive, ready-to-use Intellectual Freedom training program for public library employees is based on American Library Association guidelines relating to intellectual freedom.

Defending Access with Confidence provides libraries with step-by-step directions for planning and rolling out a comprehensive training program on access issues, and on how to resolve challenges.

The Intellectual Freedom Blog’s purpose is to educate and encourage discussions about intellectual freedom principles and promote the value of libraries, librarians, and professional membership in the American Library Association (ALA).

The blog is managed and edited Defending intellectual freedom book staff of ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) to raise awareness of time-sensitive news, issues in the field. Intellectual freedom encompasses the freedom to hold, receive and disseminate ideas without restriction.

Viewed as an integral component of a democratic society, intellectual freedom protects an individual's right to access, explore, consider, and express ideas and information as the basis for a self-governing, well-informed citizenry. So, sincedefending intellectual freedom also became, if not mostly, for me, taking a stance on various digital issues and digital liberties like these: Digital book user’s rights Open access, open educational content.

Beyond Banned Books: Defending Intellectual Freedom Throughout Your Library by. Kristin Pekoll. Rating details 17 ratings 5 reviews Equitable access to information for all, including underserved populations, is a core value of librarianship/5.

Intellectual freedom is a complex concept that democracies and free societies around the world define in different ways but always strive to uphold.

And ALA has long recognized the crucial role that libraries play in protecting this right. But what does it mean in practice.

How do library workers handle the ethical conundrums that often accompany the commitment to defending it. The book can help guide in real life situations and also help guide librarians in crafting well-informed intellectual freedom policies." --Intellectual Freedom Blog "Pekoll's book will be an effective resource for professionals combating censorship challenges outside of traditional print formats, and the case studies make for concrete examples /5(2).

Resolution on Collecting Rationales for Defending Challenged Works Date: Novem Category: Censorship, Intellectual Freedom Print Statement. NCTE Annual Business Meeting in Detroit, Michigan. Background. In addition to defending the intellectual freedom of scholars and advocating for teachers who work hard to cultivate creative and critical thinking in.

Since the American Library Association started the Banned Books Week tradition ino books have been challenged, being reported to the ALA’s Office of Intellectual Freedom last year alone. The ACLU began defending banned books with James Joyce’s Ulysses in.

Get this from a library. Beyond banned books: defending intellectual freedom throughout your library. [Kristin Pekoll; American Library Association. Office for Intellectual Freedom.] -- In these contentious times, free and unfettered access to information is more important than ever.

And censorship is no longer just for books. Pekoll examines the many ways that access to. Who has the responsibility for defending intellectual freedom. Come hear the story of one Orange County library’s experience with the “dangerous” picture book King & King, a Dutch tale of a prince who marries a prince and lives happily ever after.

Join the director who got dragged into defending a book she doesn’t even like for a first. A first-person account of the fight to preserve First Amendment rights in the digital and writer Mike Godwin has been at the forefront of the struggle to preserve freedom of speech on the Internet.

In Cyber Rights he recounts the major cases and issues in which he was involved and offers his views on free speech and other constitutional rights in the digital age. This year’s Banned Books Week is from Sept.

22 – Sept. 28, but the fight for intellectual freedom takes place every day in every county in Virginia. That’s why we’re joining hands with independent bookstores across the Commonwealth to celebrate Banned Books Week and shine a.

Intellectual Freedom and the Banning of Books What is intellectual freedom. Intellectual freedom is the right of every individual to both seek and receive information from all points of view without restriction.

It provides for free access to all expressions of ideas through which any and all sides of a debate, cause or movement may be explored. The reluctance of school librarians to build strong a LGBTQ collection is understandable.

I wasn’t surprised to read that both the librarians profiled in the Intellectual Freedom issue, DaNae Leu and Dee Ann Venuto, were defending books which had been challenged based on LGBTQ content.

—Deloris Wilson, librarian, West Monroe (LA) High School, for her response to an order to remove books from her library's shelves; and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an organization committed to defending intellectual freedom on the World Wide Web.

Intwo decades after the incident, the writer Bruce Bawer would note in his book, Surrender, that “there were precious few of us who grasped at the time of the Rushdie fatwah that here was indeed a new form of jihad on the world scene” and that Islamists presented a grave threat to intellectual freedom.Defending the Freedom to Innovate: Faculty Intellectual Property Rights after Stanford v.

Roche 2 a book-length study that the AAUP Foundation pub-lished in I. Definitions Patents may cover new, useful, and nonobvious The management of inventions, patents, and other forms of intellectual property in a university setting.