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IFC January Adobe Connect Meeting - Agenda & Documents

Hello IFCers, 

Below is the agenda for the IFC virtual meeting, scheduled for Jan. 5 from 2-3:30 p.m. Central. Attached to this post are the documents that will be discussed during the virtual meeting. If you aren't able to make it, meeting minutes and a recording will be emailed and posted to ALA Connect. Thanks! 


Intellectual Freedom Committee

Adobe Connect Virtual Meeting Agenda

Jan. 5, 2018, 2-3:30 p.m. Central



  • Welcome from IFC chair and round robin of attendees 

OIF Updates

  • Director update (Jamie LaRue)
  • Public challenges review (Kristin Pekoll)
    • “Public Challenges Oct. 20 – Dec. 20”
    • Please send questions about specific challenges to kpekoll@ala.org.
  • Privacy and legislation update (Deborah Caldwell-Stone, Bill Marden)

Midwinter Conference 2018

Annual Conference 2018

  • IFC vote on co-sponsorship of AFL-CIO/ALA Labor Committee program
    • “Can I Lose My Job For That? Intellectual Freedom and Employee Protections in the Library Workplace”
    • Recap on IFC program for Annual (Robert Hubsher, Emily Knox)

Liaison Updates

Reports/Updates from Working Groups

  • Net Neutrality Position Paper (Keila Zayas-Ruiz, Johana Orellana)
  • Social Media Guidelines (Teresa Doherty, Sarah Thornbery)
  • Visual and Performing Arts Interpretation (Jo Rolfe)
  • Disinvited Speakers/Authors Q&A (Peter Coyl, Sukrit Goswami)
  • IF Modules with PLA/IFC (Cindy Gibbon, Brooke Sheets)
  • Library Services and Inclusion Issues for People with Disabilities Interpretation (Ray James)
  • Selection & Reconsideration Policy Toolkit (Helen Adams)

Final Comments