Intellectual Freedom, Privacy, & Confidentiality in the Library

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Hooray for Freedom! as it was presented at Pioneer Library System, January 15th, 2016.

H4F NYLA 2016 presentation slides (.pdf)

Resource Packets

Challenge to Library Materials (.pdf)

Confidentiality of Patron Records (.pdf)

Internet and Wireless Access (.pdf)

Meeting & Display Space (.pdf)

Rights of Minors (.pdf)

Checklists / Quick Reference Sheets

Intellectual Freedom Quick Reference (.pdf)

Library Privacy Self-Evaluation (.pdf)

Training & Orientation Checklist (.pdf)

Referenced Links

ALA Bill of Rights, Interpretations, & Resolutions

Library Bill of Rights – http://www.ala.org/advocacy/sites/ala.org.advocacy/files/content/intfreedom/librarybill/lbor.pdf

Access to Library Resources and Services for Minors – http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretations/access-library-resources-for-minors

Access for Children and Young Adults to Nonprint Materials – http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretations/accesschildren

Privacy: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights – http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretations/privacy

Access to Resources and Services in the School Library Media Program – http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretations/accessresources

Minors and Internet Activity – http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretations/minors-internet-activity

Questions and Answers on Privacy and Confidentiality – http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretations/qa-privacy

Filters and Filtering – http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/filtering

Restricted Access to Library Materials: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights – http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretations/restrictedaccess

Resolution on the Retention of Library Usage Records – http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/statementspols/ifresolutions/libraryusagerecords

LEGISLATION/STATUTES

CIPA – http://e-ratecentral.com/CIPA/Childrens_Internet_Protection_Act.pdf

CASE LAW

CIPA – https://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/02-361.ZO.html

Censorship – http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/censorshipfirstamendmentissues/courtcases

POLICY & PROCEDURE GUIDANCE

Division of Library Development – http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/helpful.htm#WP

Handbook for Library Trustees of New York State – http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/trustees/handbook/index.html#Policies

Mid-Hudson Library System Policy Tips – http://midhudson.org/topics/director-resources/policies/

Confidentiality and Coping with Law Enforcement Inquiries: Guidelines for the Library and its Staff – http://www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=ifissues&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=21654

POLICY & PROCEDURE SAMPLES

Library Trustees Association – http://librarytrustees.org