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ERIC Number: ED441413
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Aug
Pages: 7
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FAIFE Workshop.
Byrne, Alex
This paper discusses the importance of intellectual freedom for libraries, librarians, and library associations. Examples of attempts at censorship in Australia are presented, including the Broadcasting Services Amendment (Online Services) Act, 1999, legislation that requires filtering of Internet content. The IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) statement on intellectual freedom is summarized, and the role of library associations in pursuing the ideal of free access to information and freedom of expression is addressed. (MES)
For full text: http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla65/papers/147-152e.htm.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Australia