Censorship, Intellectual Freedom & Copyright

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During the webinar, experts will demonstrated ideas on how to raise awareness of our First Amendment rights and the power and value of books every day and not just during one week in September.
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NOTE: This past webinar has now been archived. Access to the recording can be purchased. Acclaimed writers and educators/librarians, Pat Scales and James LaRue will talk about difficult conversations with parents. Parents are often coming from an emotional place that has less to do with a book they're upset about and more to do with a changing world and a loss of control as their children grow up. They will share insights to guide the response from defensive to embracing, empathetic, and educational.
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NOTE: This past webinar has now been archived. Access to the recording can be purchased. During the webinar, Kristin Pekoll and Millie Davis will focus on ways to prepare your colleagues who may not be as familiar with the First Amendment’s right to read and the censorship that is still happening in our country.
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This webinar will discuss First Amendment principles, legal precedents, and provide practical guidance on crafting meeting room and other library policies that keep the library in charge of its meeting rooms while preserving users' access and First Amendment rights.
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Navigating government offices and officials can be complicated and incredibly overwhelming. But advocacy is important. Speakers, Lisa Lindle, Grassroots Communications Specialist of the Office of Government Relations and Deborah Caldwell Stone, Deputy Director of the Office for Intellectual Freedom are going to make communication easy and accessible.
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The American Library Association’s Committee on Professional Ethics decided to undertake a survey of all accredited LIS programs to ascertain the current state of ethics education in graduate programs, compare it to historical approaches, and discover how the committee can best use its resources to support the teaching of ethics to future librarians. This webinar will review the study’s findings, discuss future research needs, and ask participants to reflect on their own educational experiences with ethics in LIS programs.
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Tired of the same old displays and yellow caution tape? Want to engage your community with thoughtful programming and information about the freedom to read? Join ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom to discover 50 ideas, tips, and resources to have a successful Banned Books Week: Contests, Social Media, Programs, Grants, Partnerships, Displays, and much much more.
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Join intellectual freedom educators and advocates Emily Knox, Joyce Latham, and Candace Morgan as they discuss the history of Intellectual Freedom and Censorship covering issues from the Roman Empire through today. Explore why knowledge of these topics and how they occur is critical to work as a librarian, library trustee, or library staff member.
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Wondering where to get clear, practical answers to your intellectual freedom questions? On a special episode of the never before broadcast talk show, IF LIVE, we explore the new and useful features of the ‘fresh off the press’, 9th edition Intellectual Freedom Manual. Hear contributors to the manual talk about the best parts of this book and what it can do for you. All attendees will receive a coupon to purchase the 9th edition Intellectual Freedom Manual at a discounted price and one lucky winner will win a FREE COPY.
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We all have First Amendment rights. It says so right there in the foundational document of our nation. But surely the Founders weren’t talking about children!

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