Intellectual Freedom Resources

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Online Resources

How to Respond to Book Challenges Utah Educational Library Media Association

Freedom to Read Fact Sheet Utah Library Association Intellectual Freedom Committee

Introduction to Intellectual Freedom Utah Library Association Intellectual Freedom Committee

Lawn Boy and Gender Queer: The Trend Toward Book Challenges ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom (2021)

Intellectual Freedom Blog The Office for Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association

Banned Books Week Free resources for promoting and learning about Banned Books Week.

Freedom to Read Foundation

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Book Censorship in Schools: A Toolkit WebJunction article by National Coalition Against Censorship (2016)

Schools and Minors’ Rights ALA (2019)

Selection & Reconsideration Policy Toolkit for Public, School, & Academic Libraries ALA (2018)

LGBTQ+ Materials in School Libraries AASL (2018)

Privacy Tool Kit ALA (2014)

 

Webinars

Take PRIDE in Comics: The Challenges Facing LGBTQ+ Content Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (2019)

Addressing Identity Censorship Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (2019)

Practicing Intellectual Freedom in Libraries Niche Academy (2019)

Hooray for Freedom! Part One: Privacy, Confidentiality, and Intellectual Freedom in the Library WebJunction (2019)

Hooray for Freedom! Part Two: Developing Policies in Support of Ethical Practice WebJunction (2019)

The ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom YouTube Channel houses recorded webinars and other insightful videos.