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Intellectual Freedom and Censorship Information
For Nebraska's Librarians

Organizations/Contacts

Mailing Lists/Electronic Discussions

Webinars

Publications/Documents


Organizations/Resources

Nebraska Library Commission
Contact: 800-307-2665

Nebraska Library Association
Nebraska Intellectual Freedom Manual

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

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

Article 19
https://www.article19.org/

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

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

United Against Book Bans
https://uniteagainstbookbans.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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Webinars

 

Publications/Documents

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

American Library Association Intellectual Freedom Resources
https://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom

The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)
https://www.ala.org/advocacy/advleg/federallegislation/cipa

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

How to Report Censorship
https://wakelet.com/wake/A3ugWzVFlhm1JSmxPxtPT

How to Respond to Challenges and Concerns about Library Resources
https://www.ala.org/tools/challengesupport/respond

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

Library Bill of Rights
https://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill

Privacy Field Guides
https://www.ala.org/advocacy/privacy/fieldguides
The Institute of Museum and Library Services, in partnership with the American Library Association, has sponsored the creation of these Privacy Field Guides. The guides contain practical, hands-on exercises for you to create a more privacy-focused library. They are designed for academic, public, and school libraries of all types. Guides on Digital Security, How to Talk About Privacy, Non-Tech Privacy, Data Lifecycles, Privacy Audits, Privacy Policies, and Vendor Privacy.

Resources on Book Challenges and Intellectual Freedom
https://www.webjunction.org/news/webjunction/resources-on-book-challenges.html"
In conjunction with the WebJunction webinar, Book Challenges and Intellectual Freedom: Proactive Planning for Public Libraries, the list of resources below can be used to support your library's efforts in being prepared for book challenges, and in upholding the principles of intellectual freedom in your library's services and collections

State Privacy Laws Regarding Library Records
https://www.ala.org/advocacy/privacy/statelaws

 


For more information, contact Lisa Kelly.