Intellectual Freedom & the TU Library
The TU Library Staff, in common with librarians and library staff around the world, support and affirm your right to free access to information, intellectual freedom, free speech, privacy, and freedom of expression.
To find out more about these rights,
please see the resources below, or, as always, just ask a librarian:
American Library Association (ALA) Library Bill of Rights
Interpretation of ALA Bill of Rights
ALA Statement on Internet Filtering
ALA Resolution in Support of Academic Freedom
Code of Ethics of the American Library Association
Core Values of Librarianship
ALA Intellectual Freedom Manual
Intellectual Freedom Principles for Academic Libraries
International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) Committee on Free Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE) Statement on Libraries and Intellectual Freedom
Publication on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression
IFLA Internet Manifesto (available in 23 languages)
Professional Codes of Ethics for Librarians by Country (most in translation)
ACLU: Fahrenheit 451.2: Is Cyberspace Burning?
National Education Association (NEA) Policy: Academic and Intellectual Freedom
eSchool News Study: Overzealous Filters Hinder Research
Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School Free Expression Policy Report: Internet Filters a Public Policy Report
United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Article 19)
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