Intellectual Freedom Manual (Google eBook)

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American Library Association. Office for Intellectual Freedom
American Library Association, 2010 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 439 pages
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Updated for the first time since 2005, this indispensible volume includes the most up-to-date intellectual freedom guidelines, policies, and interpretations of the Library Bill of Rights, including Newly amended and updated policies. A new chapter, Interactivity and the Internet, and other fresh material on intellectual freedom and privacy in online social networks. An examination of intellectual freedom for disabled library patrons. Coverage of the latest USA PATRIOT Act debates and extensions. Now, like never before, libraries must stand strong as beacons of intellectual freedom for all. ALA's Intellectual Freedom Manual provides the answers they need.
  

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How long has it been since you have browsed through and used this essential manual? It is amazing to find the history and various interpretations of the central code of ethics of the library ... Read full review

Intellectual Freedom Manual

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Now in its eighth edition, this classic go-to reference helps answer practical questions on interpreting the principles of intellectual freedom in libraries. This new version was written by eight ... Read full review

Contents

Library Bill of Rights
47
Protecting the Freedom to Read
201
Code of Ethics of the American Library Association
301
Intellectual Freedom and the Law
335
Preserving Protecting and Working for Intellectual Freedom
373
Glossary
417
Selected Bibliography
419
Index
423
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Back Cover
443
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