ALA Essentials for Library Workers: Intellectual Freedom

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A core value of librarianship is providing equitable access to  all materials and services  to all of our community members.

As a library employee, you are in a role to support this mission, and this training session will help you do just that.  In this 50-minute session, the director of ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom James LaRue teaches you how you can support your library’s mission to provide information and enlightenment to your community.

After participating in this training, you will

  • Better understand what intellectual freedom is and how to support intellectual freedom
  • Understand the library bill of rights and code of ethics
  • Know the key activities and role of the Office for Intellectual Freedom
  • Know the core policies related to intellectual freedom that your institution should follow

Your purchase grants your library a one-year license to use this training for the number of users within your library that you’ve selected in the drop-down menu.  For pricing on bulk registrations for over 125 users, please contact us at

Learn more about the ALA Essentials for Library Workers series by viewing this free informational webinar.

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