Intellectual Freedom: Issues and Information

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  • CLA advocates for the protection of intellectual freedom for our school, public, academic and government library users, but our committee is also interested in promoting such freedoms in-housefor library staff. Thus, atthe 2008 CLA conference in Vancouver, the Advisory Committee on Intellectual Freedom hosted a panel \"Inside Talk: Freedom of Speech in the Library Workplace.\" The panel was carefully timed to pick up on momentum in the United States, where in June 2005 the ALA Council adopted a Resolution on Workplace Speech that concluded with the following counsel: \"Libraries should encourage discussion among library workers, including library administrators, of non-confidential professional and policy matters about the operation of the library and matters of public concern within the framework of applicable laws.\"

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    • Schrader, D., (2011). Intellectual Freedom: Issues and Information. Feliciter, 57(1), 11-12.