ERIC Number: ED088097
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Dec
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Intellectual Freedom Committee Update:
California Library Association, Sacramento.
Presented in this booklet are (1) a question and answer article regarding the June 1973 U. S. Supreme Court decision to change the First Amendment Law concerning works with sexual content; (2) a memorandum from the vice-president and president-elect of the American Library Association (ALA) regarding the Supreme Court obscenity decisions of June 1973; (3) the ALA resolution on Supreme Court decisions; (4) an ALA information report on the obscenity decisions of the Supreme Court; (5) an ALA interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights in regard to the intellectual freedom statement and free access to libraries for minors; and (6) the ALA policy statement on confidentiality of library records. Also included are ALA resolutions and statements on labeling, challenged materials, reevaluation of library materials for children's collections, sexism, racism and other -isms in library materials, access to library materials, reevaluating library collections, expurgation of library materials, governmental intimidation, and shield laws. (HOD)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Censorship, Library Associations, Library Material Selection, Library Materials, Library Standards, Policy, Supreme Court Litigation
California Library Association, 717 K Street, Sacramento, Calif. 95814 ($1.00)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Library Association, Sacramento.