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The Young Adult and Intellectual Freedom

Mary L. Woodworth

The Young Adult and Intellectual Freedom

Proceedings of the University of Wisconsin, Madison Conference, Wisconsin, June 14-18

by Mary L. Woodworth

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Published by Univ of Wisconsin .
Written in English

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    ISBN 100936442050
    ISBN 109780936442051

    Get this from a library! Intellectual freedom, the young adult, and schools: a Wisconsin study. [Mary L Woodworth]. Intellectual Freedom The principles of intellectual freedom--the idea that a democracy is dependent upon free and open access to ideas—are hallmarks of the library and education professions. But librarians and teachers sometimes face strong opinions regarding what material people think is appropriate for children and teenagers to have access.

    Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. The Office for Intellectual Freedom was established December 1, , and their mission is to “implement ALA policies concerning the concept of intellectual freedom as embodied in Library Bill of Rights, the Association’s basic policy on free access to libraries and library materials.” They office educates librarians and the general.

    Function: The Intellectual Freedom Committee shall promote a greater awareness among SCASL members of intellectual freedom and issues related to the free access to library materials. Composition: The committee is made up of a committee chair and members selected by the committee chair. Chairperson: The chairperson is appointed by the SCASL President. Addressing Censorship of Young Adult Literature. For More Information on Censorship and Intellectual Freedom. Works Cited. Young Adults and Intellectual Freedom (Final1), Colleen Cerny & Anna Pauls, LIS pdf (k) Colleen Cerny, , PM. v


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The Young Adult and Intellectual Freedom by Mary L. Woodworth Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Young Adult Library Services (YALSA) has tailored this book specifically for these situations, providing much-needed guidance on the highly charged topic of intellectual freedom for teens.

Among the issues addressed are. Footer navigation. Committees; Divisions. American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Assn. for Library Collections & Technical; Assn.

for Library Service to Children (ALSC). A commitment to intellectual freedom transforms your library. ALA actively advocates and educates in defense of intellectual freedom—the rights of library users to read, seek information, and speak freely as guaranteed by the First Amendment.

Intellectual freedom is a core value of the library profession, and a basic right in our democratic society. A publicly supported library provides free. Extensive information about banned children's & young adult books including links to ALA resources complied by Wayne State University Education Librarian.

Freedom to Read Foundation The Freedom to Read Foundation was established in as a First Amendment legal defense organization affiliated with the American Library : Alexandra Humphreys. A challenge is defined as a formal, written complaint, filed with a library or school requesting that materials be removed because of content or appropriateness.

(ALA Website) Chris Crutcher's web page. Frequently Banned & Challenged Books. School Censorship. Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom-recent reported cases of book targets in one section every issue (bimonthly)- Author: James Rosenzweig.

Intellectual Freedom for Teens: A Practical Guide for Young Adult & School Librarians Paperback – January 1, See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — Format: Paperback. The authors in this collection take an issue-oriented approach toward intellectual freedom for teenagers.

To serve the young adult audience, librarians need to be politically savvy about intellectual freedom issues, conversant in social media and networking, and prepared with a materials selection policy and procedures for challenges.

The goal is achieved specifically by: Providing for and stimulating the professional and the career development of personnel in public and school libraries; Facilitating effective cooperation among library personnel in public and school libraries; Identifying, developing, and maintaining library services that will meet the informational, cultural, educational, and recreational needs of young.

In brief: Intellectual freedom and equal access to information are central to libraries’ mission, but libraries often fail to consider the intellectual freedom needs of teenage patrons, or lump teen patrons in with children in conversations of intellectual r, adolescence is developmentally distinct from childhood, and the freedom to access information of all kinds is vital for.

In his book FREEDOM: The End Of The Human Condition Jeremy Griffith, a biologist whose focus is solely on ending the suffering on Earth, brings everything he has to bear on the subject of the human condition and the result is a hand-held journey into the deepest, darkest, innermost part of your mind, and straight to your heart making sense of /5(66).

About. Founded inVoice of Youth Advocates, or (VOYA), magazine is the leading library journal dedicated to the needs of young adult librarians, the advocacy of young adults, and the promotion of young adult literature and r columns by highly-respected young adult library leaders and several feature articles appear in each issue to provide information, not only on books and.

The Intellectual Freedom Blog’s purpose is to educate and encourage discussions about intellectual freedom principles and promote the value of libraries, librarians, and professional membership in the American Library Association (ALA). The blog is managed and edited by staff of ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) to raise awareness of time-sensitive news, issues in the field.

This One Summer by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki. This One Summer is a stunningly beautiful YA graphic novel that nabbed both a Printz and Caldecott Honors, and the attention it garnered clearly wasn’t all positive as it was the #1 most challenged book in I loved that this book is about two friends who are starting to become curious about and exposed to the adult world during one Author: Tirzah Price.

VOYA's Guide to Intellectual Freedom for Teens offers school and public librarians a solution to the challenge of book challenges. A thorough explanation of the reasons young adult books are challenged; a look at censorship from the point of view of the author, the teacher, the parent, the teen, and the librarian; an examination of the tools in place to protect the intellectual freedom of Author: Margaret Auguste.

Banned Books Week continues thirty-six years of celebrating—and protecting—the freedom to read. This freedom to choose what we read from the fullest array of possibilities is firmly rooted in the First Amendment to the U.S.

Constitution, the amendment that guarantees freedom of speech and freedom of the press. Even as we enjoy a seemingly limitless and expanding amount of information.

Posted in Volume 1 Number 2: February | Tagged s book challenges, intellectual freedom, school libraries | 4 Comments About JRLYA The Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults is an open-access, peer-reviewed online research journal published by the Young Adult Library Services Association.

If so, then CLA's Intellectual Freedom Committee is the place for you. This committee creates an awareness of the issues surrounding intellectual freedom, investigates any controversial issue, provides resources for handling problems, prepares recommendations, and coordinates CLA's Zoia Horn Intellectual Freedom ers: Loretta is the author of Young Adult Literature, Libraries, and Conservative Activism, published by Rowman & Littlefield in A frequent conference speaker and guest lecturer, Loretta taught YA Literature, Reading Research, Intellectual Freedom, and Youth Services Librarianship at both UCLA and the University of Illinois.

Intellectual Freedom: CCBC Book Discussions. Interested in talking about books for children and young adults. Join us for an upcoming book discussion at the CCBC, or join CCBC-Net, the CCBC listserv, which takes a topical approach to discussing literature for children and young adults.

Resources Beyond the CCBC. Designed for librarians planning community oriented programs, this annotated bibliography critically reviews literature defending the young adult's right to intellectual freedom.

Works examined include U.S. English language journal articles and short sections of books published between and Within the bibliography and the review, topical divisions present (1) young adult needs and.

(shelved 3 times as intellectual-fiction) avg rating —ratings — published A grandmother complained that the book “portrays bestiality and is pornographic.” Not disheartened by the decision to retain, she said that she achieved her objective with the latest challenge—to inform parents about the book.

The challenged contemporary young adult .Why take the time to celebrate Banned Books Week? As teen and young adult librarians, we are on the front lines of intellectual freedom issues more than anyone else in our profession.

Don't believe me? Let's take a look at the list of the ten most challenged books ofaccording to ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF): 1.