Challenges to collection choices

Wake County Northeast Regional Library

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Meredith Jeffers and Karyn Hladik-Brown

Dealing with challenges to collection choices
Who? What?


Readings for dealing with challenges to collection choices

Read these items and plan to post a consideration about it.

  1. Challenge Support from the ALA Office of Intellectual Freedom
    As stated in Article III of the Library Bill of Rights, “Libraries should challenge censorship in the fulfillment of their responsibility to provide information and enlightenment.”
  1. Library Policy Development LibGuide from the ALA Office of Intellectual Freedom
    Policies establish a standard for services that can be understood by users of the service and providers. Policies ensure equitable treatment for all, and polices provide a framework for delivery of services. When policies have been adopted by a library’s governing agents in a formal process and are consistent with local, state, and federal laws, they will be enforceable ... So, you should probably start with contacting the library development office of your state library.

We'll spend some time discussing these readings as a part of today's presentations

Who? What?
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