Friday, June 5, 2009

Protecting Intellectual Freedom in Your Academic Library (book)

Jones, B.M. (2009). Protecting Intellectual Freedom in Your Academic Library: Scenarios from the Front Lines. Chicago, IL: American Library Association.

Barbara Jones uses her experience and expertise to offer an intellectual freedom title tailored to the academic library environment. This title presents a number of scenarios in which intellectual freedom is at risk and includes:

  • Case studies that provide narrative treatment of common situations tailored to your library type

  • Easy and motivating ways to prepare new hires for handling intellectual freedom issues

  • Sidebars throughout the book that offer sample policies, definitions of key terms, and analysis of important statutes and decisions

  • Detailed information on how to handle challenges to materials in your collection