Intellectual Freedom Resources

Core Documents


All webinars can be found on the intellectual freedom elearning page


Privacy guidelines and checklists can be found on the Privacy and Confidentiality issues page. 


Resolutions & Statements

Intellectual freedom resolutions older than two years will be archived on ALA’s Institutional Repository.




Assistance and Consultation

The staff of the Office for Intellectual Freedom is available to answer questions or provide assistance to librarians, trustees, educators and the public about intellectual freedom issues and resources. Areas of assistance include policy development, First Amendment issues, and professional ethics. Inquiries can be directed via email to or via phone at (312) 280-4226.


Updated 2019