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  1. Emerging Issues in Intellectual Freedom

    Friday, 8/4/2017 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) Twice a year, the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) trustees and liaisons meet to discuss emerging intellectual freedom topics in ...

    KPEKOLL - 07/25/2017 - 11:47 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  2. Emerging Issues in Intellectual Freedom

    Friday, 8/4/2017 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) Twice a year, the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) trustees and liaisons meet to discuss emerging intellectual freedom topics in ...

    KPEKOLL - 07/23/2017 - 16:29 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. Get GIFy with it: How to go viral during Banned Books Week

    Wednesday, 8/2/2017 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) GIFs, memes, hashtags, Instagram, Twitter, Thunderclaps and more. Adjusting pixel sizes, shrinking hyperlinks, and tagging libr ...

    KPEKOLL - 07/25/2017 - 14:18 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. Spectrum 20th Anniversary- Cohort Champions

    We seek 20 Cohort Champions to help us realize our Anniversary vision for  Spectrum 's 20 Years: A Celebration of Community.  We are looking for a Spectrum Scholar from each of our 20 cohorts and hope to identify a geographically dispersed group of 2 ...

    WPRELLWITZ - 04/14/2017 - 14:50 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. July 12 Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality

    The Federal Communications Commission has opened a public proceeding to roll back network neutrality protections instituted in 2015. Net neutrality is the principle that internet service providers (ISPs) must enable access to all content and applications ...

    EWAGNER - 07/12/2017 - 11:13 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  6. Developing and Supporting your LGBTQ Collection

    Thursday, 6/15/2017 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) Join Booklist and Gale, a Cengage Company, for this free webinar on the importance of LGBTQ titles in your library’s collection ...

    KPEKOLL - 06/03/2017 - 07:08 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  7. ALA Book Club Central

    ALA Book Club Central is a new online resource for book clubs and readers featuring book reviews, author interviews, discussion questions and more. Award-winning actor, producer, and avid reader Sarah Jessica Parker is the Honorary Chair of Book Club Cent ...

    JCARMICHAEL - 07/05/2017 - 14:34 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  8. Tribute Resolution on Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Victory in the Communications Decency Act (CDA) Case

    Whereas, America's libraries were among the first institutions to offer access to the internet, thereby creating an expectation of uncensored communication online; Whereas, the Communications Decency Act (CDA) was the first attempt by Congress to reg ...

    EDIAZ - 07/05/2017 - 10:55 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  9. Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

    An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights The American Library Association affirms that equity, diversity, and inclusion are central to the promotion and practice of intellectual freedom. Libraries are essential to democracy and self-government, to ...

    EDIAZ - 07/05/2017 - 10:36 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  10. Politics in American Libraries

    An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights The First Amendment to the United States Constitution states that “Congress shall make no law... abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press...” The Library Bill of Rights specifically states that “all ...

    EDIAZ - 07/05/2017 - 10:38 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

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