|Duties, Goals, and Responsibilities
- To aid development of OLA's position on intellectual freedom, interpret it to the public, and act in support of this position.
- To inform membership of pending legislation, present recommendations, and tender OLA's support of such legislation.
- To promote development by libraries of a selection policy.
- To determine facts in cases of public controversy over censorship, develop a statement of OLA's position, and present OLA's position to all interested parties.
- To develop liaison with other statewide organizations interested in intellectual freedom.
- To respond to the OLA President's charge.
- Roberta Richards, Co-Chair (Portland Community College)
- Garnetta Wilker, Co-Chair (Portland Public Schools)
- Judy Anderson, (Concordia University)
- Christy Davis (Klamath County Library Service District)
- Krista Reynolds (Concordia University)
- Kathy Street (Arlington Elementary School)
- Katie Anderson, ex officio (Oregon State Library)
- Candace Morgan. ex officio (Emporia State University)
- Leigh Morlock, ex officio (OASL IF Committee)
- Janet Webster, ex officio (Oregon State University)
Book Burning 213 BC = 2011 AD
Why is Open Access an Intellectual Freedom Issue?
Oregon Library Association Intellectual Freedom Champion of the Year
The Intellectual Freedom Committee of the Oregon Library Association offers the OLA Intellectual Freedom Champion of the Year Award (Award) in recognition of the contribution made by an individual or institution that has actively promoted or defended intellectual freedom in Oregon. The Oregon Library Association Intellectual Freedom Committee administers the Award and presents it at the Annual Awards Banquet.
Katie Anderson from the Oregon State Library is our current Award Winner.
IF Award Nomination Guidelines
IF Award Nomination Form