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Intellectual Freedom and Censorship Information
For Nebraska's Librarians

Organizations/Contacts

Mailing Lists/Electronic Discussions

Publications/Documents



Organizations/Contacts

Nebraska Library Commission
Contact: 800-307-2665

Nebraska Library Association

http://www.nebraskalibraries.org/

The Nebraska Library Association Intellectual Freedom Round Table

Regional Library Systems
http://nlc.nebraska.gov/systems/

American Library Association (ALA)
http://www.ala.org

ALA Office for Information Technology Policy
http://www.ala.org/oitp/
Contact: 202-628-8421 or 800-941-8478

ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom
http://www.ala.org/offices/oif# 
Contact: 312-280-4227 or 800-545-2433

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
http://www.aclu.org/

ACLU Nebraska
http://www.aclunebraska.org/
Contact: 402-476-8091

Electronic Frontier Foundation
http://www.eff.org

Freedom Forum First Amendment Center
http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/

People for the American Way
http://www.pfaw.org/


Mailing Lists/Electronic Discussions

alaoif
ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom List
To subscribe: Send an e-mail message to LISTPROC@ALA.ORG
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alsc-l
Association for Library Service to Children
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ifaction
Intellectual Freedom Action News
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ifcdraft
Intellectual Freedom Committee Draft Documents
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slms21st
School Library Media Specialists in the 21st Century
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fight-censorship
Comprehensive information about censorship with discussions between librarians, free speech activists, censorware vendors, and journalist
To subscribe: Send an e-mail message to majordomo@vorlon.mit.edu
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web4lib
Issues relating to the creation and management of library-based web services
To subscribe: Send an e-mail message to listproc@library.berkeley.edu
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libint
Nebraska libraries using the Internet and offering Internet service
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Publications/Documents

American Library Association Code of Ethics
http://www.ala.org/advocacy/proethics/codeofethics/codeethics

Access for Children and Young People Nonprint Formats
http://www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=interpretations&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=31870

Access to Electronic Information, Services and Networks
http://www.ala.org/alaorg/oif/electacc.html

Questions and Answers related to Access to Electronic Information,
Services and Networks

 http://www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=interpretations&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=31872 

Diversity in Collection Development
http://www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=interpretations&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=8530

Free Access to Libraries for Minors
http://www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=interpretations&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=8639

The Freedom to Read
http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/statementspols/freedomreadstatement

Guidelines for the Development and Implementation of Policies, Regulations and Procedures Affecting Access to Library Materials, Services and Facilities
http://www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=Other_Policies_and_Guidelines&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=13141

Internet Filter Assessment Project Reports
http://www.bluehighways.com/tifap/tifap.html

Nebraska Intellectual Freedom Handbook by the NLA Intellectual Freedom Round Table
http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/zeabook/45/

Library Bill of Rights
http://www.ala.org/advocacy/sites/ala.org.advocacy/files/content/intfreedom/librarybill/lbor.pdf

Universal Right to Free Expression
http://www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=interpretations&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=8662

Purchase of Blocking Software by Public Libraries is Unconstitutional
http://www.spectacle.org/cs/library.html


For more information, contact Mary Jo Ryan.