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Libr 267 intellectual freedom heroes presentation with text

  1. 1. Heroes for Intellectual Freedom Katie Dudley Robyn McCreight Angela Ocana
  2. 2. Judith Krug (1940-2009) Judith Krug (L); Judy Blume (R)
  3. 3. Office for Intellectual Freedom
  4. 4. Freedom to Read Foundation Championing the First Amendment
  5. 5. Banned Books Week
  6. 6. Intellectual Freedom on the Internet
  7. 7. Dorothy M. Broderick “A legend in the field of intellectual freedom for young adults”
  8. 8. Voice of Youth Advocates
  9. 9. Works by Dorothy
  10. 10. Dee Ann Venuto
  11. 11. 9/12
  12. 12. SafeLibraries “Educating people and politicians about who controls public libraries. Citizens should, not the American Library Association. If your local library is applying ALA policy instead of local law/policy, learn what can be done to reverse that.”
  13. 13. “It would be convenient if we could look at these books and simply discuss whether or not they are obscene. However, we cannot overlook that the motivation behind the request to remove these titles has other social and political implications,”--Dee Venuto, head librarian at the Mount Holly high school.
  14. 14. One, two, little libraries "How can we grab the books so they never, ever get back into circulation (sic)...Copies need to totally disappear (as in not a good idea to send copies to the book sale)." --Gail Sweet. Librarian. Burlington County Library.
  15. 15. Outcry
  16. 16. In the Instructional Media Center we offer each student access to a variety of materials for both personal and educational needs. • • • • • • • • THE EIGHT CENTRAL VALUES OF LIBRARIANS Stewardship: the preservation & care of the human record Service: professional & philanthropic, dedicated to human advancement Intellectual Freedom: resist censorship, grant materials available Privacy: ensure confidentiality Rationalism: organize materials in a logical manner; apply rationalism to procedures Commitment to Literacy & Learning: encourage lifelong learning & provide literacy education Equity of Access: ensure access, overcome barriers to use Democracy: maintain democratic values, participate in educational process
  17. 17. Ramifications. In a 2012 interview Venuto said, “ Given the sensitivity of the situation, people are choosing sides and some members of the board are none too happy with me. At present, I know this challenge has negatively affected my level of job and life satisfaction.” “So what happens if we use our collections and have nothing that interests or pertains to today's young adults? How will we encourage the use of libraries?”
  18. 18. Juliette Hampton Morgan
  19. 19. Radical Librarian
  20. 20. University of Alabama Riots
  21. 21. E.J Josey 1924-2009
  22. 22. 1936 American Library Association Meeting
  23. 23. Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi
  24. 24. Clara Stanton Jones: First African American ALA President "The spirit of the "Resolution on Racism and Sexism Awareness" is not
  25. 25. ALA President • • ALA’s 101st president, appointed in 1984 • Led the ALA delegation of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, held in Africa. • Started in 1970 the Coretta Scott King, which recognizes outstanding African American authors and illustrators, became an official ALA award in 1982. Appointed more minorities to ALA committees than anyone else. “I wanted to show that they could all do excellent jobs if given the opportunity.”
  26. 26. Legacy
  27. 27. Francoise Beaulieu-Thybulle Former Director - National Library of Haiti (Bibliotheque Nationale d’Haiti)
  28. 28. Bibliotheque Nationale d’Haiti Bibliotheque Nationale d’Haiti Destruction from 2010 Earthquake
  29. 29. Destruction of Haiti’s Libraries Library - Petite Goave Library - Pyepoudre Fallen Stacks
  30. 30. Rebuilding Haiti’s Libraries Deborah Lazar Tent Library
  31. 31. Bibliotheques sans Frontieres
  32. 32. Each of these Intellectual Freedom Heroes, while approaching intellectual freedom from different times and angles, has had an indelible impact on free information for the public and youth today.
  33. 33. Bibliography Francoise Bealieu-Thybulle American Library Association (2010). Haiti library relief. Retrieved from Bibliotheques sans frontieres (2010). La boite a histoires - kits bibliotheques jeunesse pour les enfants des camps de desplaces en haiti. Retrieved from Auguste, M. (2012). Voya’s guide to intellectual freedom for teens. VOYA Press: Bowie, MD. Cadet, J. (30 April, 2012). Vingt mille dollars détournés à la Bibliothèque nationale d’Haïti. Le Matin. Retrieved from Casseus, J. (2011) Haiti societe: pour le respect des cadres d’administration. Haiti Press Network. Retrieved from Goldberg, B (2010). Library community rallies to aid earthquake-stricken haiti. American Libraries. Retrieved from IFLA (2010). News and developments regarding libraries in haiti. Retrieved from
  34. 34. Bibliography Dorothy M. Broderick Chelton, M. (2010). Mary K. Chelton and Dorothy M. Broderick. VOYA Online. Retrieved from Pinnell-Stephens, J. (1998). Dorothy M. Broderick: Roll of honor. Freedom to Read Foundation Online. Retrieved from Preer, J. (2008). Library Ethics. Libraries Unlimited: Westport, CT. Voice of Youth Advocates (2011). Dorothy M. Broderick 1929-2011. VOYA Online. Retrieved from E.J Josey Black Caucus of the American Library Association. BCALA founder, E.J Josey. Retrieved from Chute, E. (2009) Obituary: E.J Josey/ Pushed for integration of library work force. Pittsburgh PostGazette. Retrieved from Kniffel, L. (2009). A Tribute to E.J. Josey. American Libraries, 40(8/9), 29-30.
  35. 35. Bibliography Judith Krug Auguste, M. (2012). Voya’s guide to intellectual freedom for teens. VOYA Press: Bowie, MD. American Library Association (2013). Frequently challenged books of the 21st century. Retrieved from American Library Association (2013). Office for intellectual freedom. Retrieved from American Library Association (2009). Judith krug, tireless advocate for first amendment rights dies. Retrieved from Chicago tribune. (18 September, 2002). Top defender of right to read. Retrieved from Juliette Hampton Morgan Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame (2005). Juliette Hampton Morgan (1914-1957). Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame Online. Retrieved from Montgomery City-County Public Library (1999). Montgomery City-County Public Library Online. Retrieved from Southern Poverty Law Center (2005). Juliette Hampton Morgan: A white woman who understood. Teaching Tolerance. Retrieved from Stanton, M. (2008). Juliette Hampton Morgan. Encyclopedia of Alabama. Retrieved from
  36. 36. Bibliography Dee Ann Venuto American Library Association. (2011) The State of America’s Libraries. Retrieved from Flood, A. (2010) School bam pm gay anthology challenged by US free speech organizations. The Guardian. Retrieved from Hill, R.(2010) The Problem of Self-Censorship. School Library Monthly. 27no2 p.9-12 Retrieved from /Module%209%20%20Copyright%20and%20Managing%20Information%20Access%20Module%209%20SoftChalk %20Product/The%20problem%20of%20self-censorship.pdf Osborne, J. (2010) Burlington County (NJ) school board bans book on homosexuality. PFLAG of Bergen County, New Jersey. Retrieved from Sheehan, B.(2012) Banned book raises free speech questions. Respect: A newsletter about law and diversity. Vol. 11 no2. Retrieved from Venuto, D. Rancocas Valley Regional High School. Retrieved from uREC_ID=79359&type=u Venuto, D. (2012) Book Challenge: Information regarding the book banning at RVRHS. Prezi presentation. Retrieved from