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When professors get political in the classroom

By Chloe Henson

Campus News

During the school year, students regularly spend several hours each week listening to their professors. Professors are supposed to inform and educate students, as well as help them build skills that could last a lifetime. 1,041 more words

College News

Intellectual Freedom: Fall 2013


Rebecca Knuth


University of Hawaii


Fall 2013


Seminar course surveying the core philosophical principles of intellectual freedom with special application to librarianship and information science. 50 more words

University Of Hawaii

Nothing to hide: Readers' rights to privacy and confidentiality

One of the first arguments that comes up in the privacy debate – whether the issue at hand is a police search of your vehicle or Amazon keeping a record of every Kindle book you read – is that only people who have “something to hide” care about privacy. 751 more words

Library World

LIBR 200 - SEC 10 - Blog Post #5 - M. Voss - Ethical & Legal Issues Pertaining to Teens

Being someone who identifies with Shaffer’s (2014) observation that “One reason librarians may hold the right of privacy so dearly is that they genuinely view themselves as democratic institutions that are fundamental to the concept of liberty,” it is not difficult for me to approach teen information needs in a “neutral manner” and fortunately my employer walks the “intellectual freedom” walk when it comes to collection development.  674 more words


Call for Nominations: 2015 CLA Advancement of Intellectual Freedom in Canada Award

The CLA Intellectual Freedom Advisory Committee is now seeking nominations for the 2015 CLA Advancement of Intellectual Freedom in Canada Award.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, November 14, 2014. 198 more words