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Posted By Doug Archer Nov 27, 2022 09:35 PM
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Mr. McFarlane , It may be that this charge of selective censorship is based on a simple misunderstanding of ALA's policy on participation in ALA's online community. As I understand it, you may be a member of IFRT without joining ALA. But, unless you are a member of ALA, you cannot post to any of its ...
Posted By Doug Archer Sep 12, 2018 08:25 AM
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Elizabeth, I agree with Emily. Bob's book is the most comprehensive listing of challenges and their origins available -- and its kept up to date. It also has an excellent selection of quotes about intellectual freedom and censorship. In addition, here are several other titles that address subsets ...
Posted By Doug Archer Aug 02, 2018 10:56 AM
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LeeAnn, While I don't necessarily agree with the rest of your analysis, you're probably right that less specific language may be better. Rather than listing types of groups and their purposes (the list of legitimate groups is endless), it might be better to simply say something like "all constitutionally ...
Posted By Doug Archer Aug 02, 2018 08:22 AM
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Everyone, Many thanks to Robert Hubsher for the following update. He let me know that this CRS report "was updated by Henry Cohen in October 2009 and again in September 2014 by Kathleen Ann Ruane." 2009 version: https://digital.library.unt. edu/ark:/67531/metadc29495/m1/ 1/high_res_d/95-815_2009Oct16. ...
Posted By Doug Archer Aug 01, 2018 10:43 AM
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Jane'a , Thanks very much for a thought provoking and nuanced reflection.  Your point that hate speech is not necessarily protected by the First Amendment is well taken.  Of course, the First Amendment doesn't list any specific types of speech that are or are not protected.  It's all inclusive until ...
Posted By Doug Archer May 11, 2018 09:24 AM
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My apologies if this is a duplicate message.  I'm having difficulty posting directly to the Council list. Doug ================ Colleagues, In general, I'm happy to experiment with the timing and formatting of Council forums.  Heck, we are looking at significant major changes to ALA as an organization ...
Posted By Doug Archer Dec 05, 2017 03:43 PM
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A few miscellaneous observations. I have voted both ways on this in my two opportunities to go on record. Regardless of how I voted, the process certainly seemed fair and correct in all of its particulars. Calling for reconsideration by petition is one more option; its perfectly appropriate. ...
Posted By Doug Archer Nov 02, 2017 10:24 AM
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I support discussing and voting on this recommendation online, Previously I opposed dropping the MLS requirement. In light of the experience of the Search Committee, I now plan to vote for the recommended change trusting that the Search Committee will find someone fully committed to our core values ...
Posted By Doug Archer Jun 13, 2017 09:24 AM
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Colleagues, Please review this latest version of the ALA IFC's draft "Politics" interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights. The committee has considered all of the suggestions received so far and has in most cases been able to incorporate them into this draft. There is still time for additional comments ...
Posted By Doug Archer Jun 13, 2017 09:23 AM
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Politics Interpretation - June 12.docx
Posted By Doug Archer Jun 13, 2017 09:22 AM
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Diversity Interpretation - June 12.docx
Posted By Doug Archer Jun 13, 2017 09:22 AM
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Colleagues, Please review this latest version of the ALA IFC's draft "Diversity" interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights. The committee has considered all of the suggestions received so far and has in most cases been able to incorporate them into this draft. There is still time for additional ...
Posted By Doug Archer Apr 28, 2017 01:52 PM
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Lessa's first point: "To point 1 on the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion bill: I. Books and other library resources should be provided for the interest, information, and enlightenment of all people of the community the library serves." This is not new language. It is a quote from the Library Bill ...
Posted By Doug Archer Mar 15, 2017 01:48 PM
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It has been suggested that providing copies of the draft interpretations in Word in addition to PDF would be helpful. Here they are. And many thanks for the suggestion! Best wishes, Doug Equity, Diversity, Inclusion_ALA Connect-1_0.docx #CouncilDocuments
Posted By Doug Archer Mar 02, 2017 02:22 PM
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Visual and Performing Arts_ALA Connect.pdf
Posted By Doug Archer Mar 02, 2017 02:22 PM
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3rd of 3 New Draft Interpretations of the Library Bill of Rights - #3 Visual and Performing Arts in Libraries Please review this draft interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights and respond with your suggestions by May 1 (note the new date). The Intellectual Freedom Committee will revise it in ...
Posted By Doug Archer Mar 02, 2017 02:19 PM
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Politics in Libraries_ALA Connect.pdf
Posted By Doug Archer Mar 02, 2017 02:19 PM
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2nd of 3 New Draft Interpretations of the Library Bill of Rights - #2 Politics in Libraries Please review this draft interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights and respond with your suggestions by May 1 (note the new date). The Intellectual Freedom Committee will revise it in light of your suggestions ...
Posted By Doug Archer Mar 02, 2017 02:17 PM
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1st of 3 New Draft Interpretations of the Library Bill of Rights - #1 Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Please review this draft interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights and respond with your suggestions by May 1 (note the new date). The Intellectual Freedom Committee will revise it in light of your ...
Posted By Doug Archer Mar 02, 2017 02:16 PM
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Equity, Diversity, Inclusion_ALA Connect_0.pdf