Protecting Intellectual Freedom in Your Public Library: Scenarios from the Front Lines

Protecting Intellectual Freedom in Your Public Library: Scenarios from the Front Lines

by June Pennel-Stevens

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Overview

Protecting Intellectual Freedom in Your Public Library: Scenarios from the Front Lines by June Pennel-Stevens

Chock-full of case studies, real-life examples, and hypothetical scenarios, this book provides

*An engaging way to introduce new employees to basic IF concepts
*Prctical advice on how to effectively handle intellectual freedom challenges
*Numerous sidebars, written by IF expert Deborah Caldwell-Stone, detailing copyright laws, statutes, past court cases, and smaple policies
*And much more

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780838935835
Publisher: ALA Editions
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Pages: 162
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

Author's Note ix

Preface xi

1 Collection Development 1

2 Access to Library Resources 23

3 Internet Resources 37

4 Not the Collection: Meeting Rooms, Exhibits, and Programs 63

5 Challenges 79

6 Privacy and Confidentiality 91

7 Access to the Library: Library Management 115

Appendix A Amendments to the Constitution of the United States 125

Appendix B The Library Bill of Rights and Interpretations 129

Appendix C Code of Ethics of the American Library Association 135

Appendix D The Freedom to Read Statement 137

Index 143

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