Browse Library Trends 63 (1) Summer 2014: New Perspectives on Intellectual Freedom by Issue Date

  • Asato, Noriko (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2014)
    Traditionally the concept of intellectual freedom has developed out of the perspective of users’ rights to access library materials. The American Library Association (ALA) codified this with the Library Bill of Rights, ...

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  • Latham, Joyce M. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2014)
    The “Fiske Report” is the popular title for a study conducted in the late 1950s under the auspices of the University of California School of Librarianship with the financial support of the Fund for the Republic, a liberal ...

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  • Campbell, Douglas (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2014)
    This paper chronicles and examines the development of the idea of intellectual freedom within the context of the American Libraries Association (ALA), specifically how events and statements related to censorship and free ...

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  • Novotny, Eric (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2014)
    In the first decades of the twentieth century, the Chicago Public Library employed a brand of casual candid censorship embraced by its peers. In 1910 the Chicago Tribune favorably reported on a so-called “Book Inferno” in ...

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  • Knox, Emily (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2014)
    One of the more confusing aspects of contemporary librarianship is its support for collecting “all sides” in its institutions while, at the same time, arguing for the positive nature of reading for all. This article focuses ...

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  • Robbins, Louise (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2014)
    Since the adoption of the Library’s Bill of Rights by the American Library Association (ALA) in 1939, but more especially since its strengthening as the Library Bill of Rights (LBR) in 1948, librarians have come to ...

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  • McCallon, Mark (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2014)
    It is with great appreciation to the contributing authors that we present this issue of Library Trends entitled, “New Perspectives on Intellectual Freedom.” This issue is an outgrowth of the June 24, 2012, American Library ...

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