Intellectual Freedom

Intellectual Freedom

This course will examine the historical and legal background of censorship in library and information services and current trends and topics in intellectual freedom. Students will learn how to articulate, promote, and defend intellectual freedom policies as a key component of professional practice in all types of library and information services.

Class Name Intellectual Freedom
Host School Rutgers University
Class Identifier 17:610:598
Credit Value 3 Credit Hours
Faculty Nancy Kranich
Course Tool (Online) eCollege
Class Description This course will examine the historical and legal background of censorship in library and information services and current trends and topics in intellectual freedom. Students will learn how to articulate, promote, and defend intellectual freedom policies as a key component of professional practice in all types of library and information services.
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Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date September 1st, 2011 - December 13th, 2011
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Days of Week
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Last Add Day August 25th, 2011
Residency Start and End Date No Residency