Legal Responsibilities & Ethics
Core to the library mission, legal responsibilities and ethics encompass many of the core rights of the individuals who use our libraries. Ensuring intellectual freedom, copyright and intellectual property rights, privacy and access to Americans with disabilities, are all important to our work. Find resources covering all aspects of library ethics and legal responsibilities.
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Document / Last Modified: 24 September 2017
A collection of materials on the topic of censorship in schools for the use of students, educators, and parents everywhere.
News / Last Modified: 15 May 2017
Although it's been 25 years since the passage of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act), there is still much to learn to ensure that your programs and services are fully accessible and inclusive. Don't miss this unique opportunity to attend a thre...
News / Last Modified: 05 May 2017
Since the early twentieth century, public libraries across the United States have defended the privacy rights of its patrons.
Yet, as networked digital tools become more sophisticated at collecting, storing, and sharing information about us, p...
News / Last Modified: 26 May 2016
Although it might seem like a problem of the past, challenging books continues to be an issue libraries and schools experience regularly. In fact, every year the American Library Association (ALA) releases the top ten list of most frequently challeng...
Document / Last Modified: 06 May 2016
A collection of materials on the topic of censorship in schools for the use of students, educators and parents everywhere.