Foundations of Intellectual Freedom

Scheduled Dates

January 3, 4 & 5, 2023 10 am - 12 pm CST (Register Now)

Course Details
Course Description

Libraries often must justify collection decisions and find creative ways to remove barriers to access. Attaining a broad understanding of intellectual freedom as a professional value will strengthen librarian’s ability to navigate challenges and implement effective policies.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Evaluate library policies and procedures for inclusiveness and protection of patron privacy.
  • Apply the 5 steps to having purposeful conversations about intellectual freedom issues when responding to users and coworkers.
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of three 2-hour sessions.
Contact Hours: 
Tiffany Mautino (, Colleen Norman (, and Joe Kohlburn (