Intellectual Freedom Manual & Action Guide (2006)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Intellectual Freedom: The Cornerstone of Democracy and Librarianship

2. Intellectual Freedom Checklist

3. Building A “Right to Know” Environment in the Library and the Community

4. Libraries, the Internet and the Law

5. What To Do When You Are Confronted With A Challenge

6. Government Information: You Have A Right To Know

7. Confidentiality

8. Public Library Trustees: A Voice for All

9. USA Patriot Act

10. Intellectual Freedom in Academic Libraries

APPENDICES

A. Sample Reconsideration Form

B. Library Bill of Rights

C. Libraries: An American Value

D. Code of Ethics of the American Library Association

E. Freedom to Read Statement

F. Freedom to View Statement

G. Policy on Confidentiality of Library Records

H. Privacy: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights

I. Free Access to Libraries for Minors: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights

J. Access to Digital Information, Services, and Networks: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights

K. Intellectual Freedom Principles for Academic Libraries: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights

L. Organizational Resources

M. Selected Titles on Intellectual Freedom Issues

N. Useful Web Sites

O. Examples of Library Policies

P. ULA IFC Flyer