Office for Intellectual Freedom Subject Files (Digital Surrogates and Born Digital Records), 1990-2009 | The American Library Association Archives
Digital surrogates and Born digital records from the Office for Intellectual Freedom Subject Files contain agendas, event schedules, minutes, memorandums, budgets, correspondence, forms, rosters, biographical notes, reports, databases, articles and drafts, book reviews, speeches, notes, website screenshots, guidelines and manuals, bibliographies, charts, court resolutions, civil action documents, photographs, posters, logos, and digital audio and video files concerning the OIF's work relating to the Banned Books Week (1996-2008), the Freedom to Read Foundation (1990-2009), Law for Librarians (1998-2007), Lawyers for Libraries (1997-2009), lobbying and litigation on behalf of libraries (1998-2008), the Immroth Endowment (1994-2001), the Merritt Fund (1999-2009), the Intellectual Freedom Round Table (1994-2008), the Intellectual Freedom Committee (1996-2008), Committee on Professional Ethics (1993-2008), the Library Bill of Rights (2000), the USA Patriot Act (2002-05), and the Core Values Task Force (2002). Topical areas include continuing legal education about challenged and banned books, Children's Internet Protection Act, Neighborhood Children's Internet Protection Act, public library internet use policies and internet censorship; confidentiality in libraries training; banned book campaigns; emerging leaders projects; graphic novels; State laws about book banning; and selection of child appropriate contents at public libraries.
Records have been reorganized from the creators' original order to provide better access for researchers.
Access copy available upon request.
Administrative access to preservation, nearline, and access files are available to archives staff at https://medusa.library.illinois.edu/collections/467
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