Intellectual Freedom across the Globe: Access to Health Information and Education in the Developing World

A look at library issues related to health and sexuality education in the developing world, using Mexico and Nigeria as case studies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will gain an understanding of how libraries and library organizations can work in their communities and globally to improve access to information around issues including basic health care, HIV/AIDS, and more


  • Alejandra Martinez del Prado, Reference Librarian, School of Medicine Library of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico; Member, FAIFE committee

  • Barbara Jones, Director, ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom, Chicago, IL, USA; Expert resource, FAIFE committee


How to Register

To register,click here to begin the online registration process. You will need to enter your ALA ID and password. If you do not have an ALA ID and password, you will be asked to create one. Click here for a PDF with instructions on how to create an ALA ID.



Jonathan Kelley,