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yalsaintellectualfreedom-ig - YALSA Intellectual Freedom Interest Group

Subject: YALSA Intellectual Freedom Interest Group

Description: To serve as broad forum for discussing intellectual freedom matters in library services to teens. To prepare and disseminate materials which will advise young adult librarians and school librarians of available services and support for resisting local pressure and community action designed to impair the rights of young adult users. To provide continuing education opportunities for young adult librarians regarding intellectual freedom. To act as a liaison between YALSA and ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee and all other groups within the Association concerned with intellectual freedom. When requested by the YALSA Board of Directors, to advise YALSA on matters pertaining to the First Amendment of the U. S. Constitution and the ALA Library Bill of Rights and their implications to library service to young adults, and as requested to make recommendations to the ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee for changes in policy on issues involving library service to young adults

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