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On Censorship and Intellectual Freedom...

 “He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from opposition: for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself. 379 more words


Net neutrality and intellectual freedom presentation by Tim Dodge at WVLA/SELA Joint Conference 2017

The West Virginia Library Association is pleased to have Tim Dodge from Auburn University present at the WVLA/SELA Joint Conference 2017.

We asked him a few questions in regards to his career and upcoming session. 335 more words

WVLA Annual Conference 2017

I Don't Care How Offended You Are, We Need Academic Freedom

Forgive me, but this is one of my rare political rants. But it’s related to writing because words have power. They can collapse governments (intentionally or otherwise), destroy a career or leave one subject to ridicule. 805 more words


Konuşma Özgürlüğünün Amerika’da Son Demleri

Beyaz Saray Muhabirleri Derneği Yemeği (WHCA), Beyaz Saray hakkında haber yapan, genel olarak muhabirlerin katıldığı, yılda bir kez Washington D.C.’de yapılan bir organizasyondur. İlk olarak Şubat 1914’de bulunan, kar amacı gütmeyen bu organizasyonun tek bir emeli vardır: konuşma özgürlüğünü kutlamak. 854 more words


On Display: Highlighting what the library has to offer

Arts and crafts didn’t end after elementary school like I expected they might. I put some basic arts and crafts (and graphic design) skills to work almost every month at the library (File under: “things they didn’t teach you in library school”). 773 more words

Library World

Know Your Rights: Intellectual Freedom & Libraries

The public library as an institution is charged with providing access to information, regardless of content. In doing so, the library stands firm in upholding the First Amendment and the American Library Association’s  519 more words


Banned Books and Intellectual Freedom

One of the pillars of the Library Bill of Rights set forth by the American Library Association is that “Libraries should challenge censorship in the fulfillment of their responsibility to provide information and enlightenment.” One way libraries get to do this is by observing and celebrating… 176 more words

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