Include Synonyms Include Dead terms. Direct link. Intellectual freedom is a core value of librarianship, but fighting to keep controversial materials on the shelves can sometimes feel like a lonely battle. And not all censorship controversies involve the public objecting to a book in the collection--libraries are venues for displays and meetings, and sometimes library staff themselves are tempted to preemptively censor a work. Those facing censorship challenges can find support and inspiration in this book, which compiles dozens of stories from library front lines. Edifying and enlightening, this collection: 1 Tells the stories of librarians who withstood difficult circumstances to champion intellectual freedom; 2 Touches on prickly issues such as age-appropriateness, some librarians' temptation to preemptively censor, sensitive cultural expressions, and criminality in the library; and 3 Presents case studies of defenses that were unsuccessful, so librarians facing similar challenges can learn from these defeats.
Libraries and the LGBTQ community
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Collection Development Policies for Pornography and Erotic Materials
The result: digital readers "who rely most on libraries—often poor or otherwise marginalized groups—are especially disadvantaged. The report covers trends in public, school, and academic libraries, and comes as librarians begin to grapple with their post-pandemic future—a future in which digital demand is almost certain to remain high after the pandemic, and in which library budgets are expected to be under stress. While the report acknowledges those publishers that offered price breaks and more flexible license terms during the pandemic, a return to the pre-pandemic state of play , it concludes, is simply not feasible.
The Intellectual Freedom Round Table IFRT provides a forum for the discussion of activities, programs, and problems in intellectual freedom of libraries and librarians. The presenters will also discuss how core library values did or did not factor into their approaches and the actions they took. For brief presentation descriptions, please see the end of this message. If you are unable to attend this session but wish to view a recording later, please register to receive an email that includes a link to the video of the presentation. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Samantha Peter at scook13 uwyo.