Associations

Associations

"New OIF Blog Deletes Free Speech"

Submitted by StephenK on Sat, 01/10/2009 - 16:02
Mr. SafeLibraries stopped by to mention a new post he wrote. A brief excerpt:
The American Library Association 's [ALA] so-called Office for Intellectual Freedom [OIF] has a new OIF blog (http://www.oif.ala.org/oif/). For a few days, the new blog contained a means for commenting just like most other blogs. I know because I used it to respond to an existing comment—to no avail, as it turned out.

Town Hall @ ALA Annual Relative To Concerns For President Obama

Submitted by StephenK on Thu, 01/08/2009 - 21:03
This popped up in the past couple hours on PNLA-L relative to ALA Midwinter in Denver later this month:
What Do Library Staff Want President Obama to Know: Special Membership Town Hall Meeting Saturday, Jan. 24, 3 PM to 4:30 PM What library issues are most important to ALA members to share with President Obama? The ALA Town Hall Meeting will discuss this topic on Saturday, Jan. 24, 3 PM to 4:30 PM, in the Four Seasons Ballroom at the Colorado Convention Center.