Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT)

Promoting discussion on library intellectual freedom, facilitating communication, encouraging 港澳台图库member involvement, and fostering responsibility in policy implementation.
Intellectual Freedom Round Table

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港澳台图库actively advocates and educates in defense of intellectual freedom—the rights of library users to read, seek information, and speak freely as guaranteed by the First Amendment. Intellectual freedom is a core value of the library profession, and a basic right in our democratic society. A publicly supported library provides free, equitable, and confidential access to information for all people of its community.

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The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) provides a forum for the discussion of activities, programs, and problems in intellectual freedom of libraries and librarians; serves as a channel of communications on intellectual freedom matters; promotes a greater opportunity for involvement among the members of the 港澳台图库in defense of intellectual freedom; promotes a greater feeling of responsibility in the implementation of 港澳台图库policies on intellectual freedom.

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The staff of the Office for Intellectual Freedom is available to answer questions or provide assistance to librarians, trustees, educators and the public about intellectual freedom issues and resources. Areas of assistance include policy development, First Amendment issues, and professional ethics. Inquiries can be directed via email to oif@ala.org or via phone at (312) 280-4226.

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Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT)
225 Michigan Ave, Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60601
312-280-4226
ifrt@ala.org