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The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) provides a forum for the discussion of activities, programs, and problems in intellectual freedom of libraries and librarians.

The IFRT Members Community group is the central hub for discussion, library and events. It is visible to all ALA members but only IFRT members can participate in the conversation.

  • 1.  Congratulations Erin!

    Posted May 21, 2021 01:34 PM

    Congratulations Erin on receiving the California Library Association's Zoia Horn Award for Intellectual Freedom!! https://twitter.com/MohawkLibrarian/status/1392902463661875200



    Erin Berman is a fierce privacy advocate, leading the American Library Association's Privacy Subcommittee for a third year. Erin got her start with ALA as an Emerging Leader in 2014 and quickly joined the Rainbow Roundtable as their Fundraising Chair. In 2016, she was named one of Library Journal's Movers and Shakers. During her time as Innovations Manager for San José Public Library, she published the book Your Technology Outreach Adventure: Tools for Human-Centered Problem Solving. Currently, she works as the Division Director of the Learning Group for the Alameda County Library.




    Kristin Pekoll, CAE

    Assistant Director

    Office for Intellectual Freedom



    225 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601


    Registration is Now Open!


  • 2.  RE: Congratulations Erin!

    Posted May 21, 2021 01:37 PM
    Cheers, applause, and raucous yelling for Erin!
    Ray James

  • 3.  RE: Congratulations Erin!

    Posted May 21, 2021 01:45 PM
    MORE RAUCOUS YELLING!!!  Congratulations, Erin!  ;)

    Sarah Hartman-Caverly
    Reference & Instruction Librarian
    Penn State Berks Campus Thun Library